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Old 10-14-2013, 05:52 AM   #48
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Default Re: An Argument For A Batman Who Is At The Peak Of Human Conditioning.

Originally Posted by Scar Predator View Post
There's nothing wrong with Bats being like a gymnast if this was an origin story, so I wouldn't roll my eyes. But, according to WB, this is supposed to be an "older,grizzled" Batman, not a 22-year-old version. I'm not sure I've ever seen a middle-aged gymnast or swimmer in the Olympics. If so, they were only the exception that proved the rule.

They are out there my friend.

Yordan Yovchev
— Gymnast —

Personal information
Country represented Bulgaria
Born February 24, 1973 (age 40)
Height 1.60 m (5 ft 3 in)
Discipline Men's artistic gymnastics

On Saturday, the Bulgarian strongman will be the oldest competitor to stride, or even hobble, out at the North Greenwich Arena for what will be a record sixth Olympics for a gymnast.

With his distinctive salt-and-pepper hair, Iovtchev could easily be mistaken as an official or a coach whenever he marches into a sporting arena. But lift him up on his signature apparatus, the rings, and the years fade away.


Originally Posted by Gu3ree View Post
To me, Man of Steel just felt to me like Snyder and Goyer tried to make Superman look less, and simple next to Batman, like yeah Superman is good, he's cool, but not as interesting as Batman.
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