U.S. swimmer Amanda Beard unveiled a demure nude photograph of herself urging women "Don't wear fur" on Wednesday, hours after Chinese authorities had prevented her from her staging a news conference for "safety" reasons.Here is her website. I'd root for her, but I'm skipping the games to protest their treatment of animals.
The Athens 2004 Olympic gold medallist said she was determined to carry on even after plainclothes police banned her scheduled news conference at a Beijing hotel "for our safety".
Wednesday, August 6, 2008
Swimmer Amanda Beard Protests Fur Beijing Games