publication date: Sunday, May 25, 2003 (part of Round XX)

category: Sports

clue: I've run out of ideas to throw her off, but our Champion could probably find seven ways to get points with this goo.

explanation: Joyner-Kersee was the world champion ("Champion") in the heptathlon, an event in which athletes earn points in seven ways. Running and throwing are heptathlon basics. more…

solved by: Steve West, Erik Bates, Mike Eberhart, Wendy Hampson, and Kelly Stokes

trivia: Though it wasn't intended to be nearly this difficult, players had a very hard time with this goo. Some players guessed Chris Stokes (Kelly Stokes was the Goo Champion at the time), some players guessed other heptathlon athletes, some players even guessed male athletes, unable to tell the goo's gender.


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