The Twilight Saga’s Olympic Connection?

It seems that there is an athlete from Brazil named, Isabel Swan. How much you want to bet she eventually gets asked about her name along with all the Peter Parkers, and Harry Potters out there?  Thanks to Jordie for pointing this one out.

There is a more direct connection to the Olympics. American, all-around gymnastics gold medalist Nastia Luikin is a Twilight fan.


  1. yay first comment!

    wow that is so cool! i wish i had the same name as a famous character!

  2. Whoa! I wish I had that name!
    Wouldn’t it me cool if Isabel Swan’s boyfriend was called Edmund Cullen or something!
    I’d be like :O

  3. ahahaha! LOL!
    that’s so awesome! @Georgie: omg! it would be so funny if her boyfriend was named edward or edmund!

  4. Yay for Nastia. ๐Ÿ˜€
    She’s great at gymnastics and loves Twilight! <3

  5. Lol, That’s funny.
    Speaking of Names…
    I’ve been thinking about changing mine myself.

    Alice Cullen anybody?

  6. Way to go, Nastia! She is already so awesome, but even cooler for reading Twilight. ๐Ÿ™‚

  7. Forever Vampire says:

    Wow I wish i had that name. @Gorgie: I agree it would be funny if her boyfriend name is Edward!

  8. lol thats cool that the person’s name is Isabel Swan

  9. priscillaxcullen says:

    My aunt actually showed me this yesterday!
    I’m Brazilian, and I got my aunt to read Crepusculo this summer while I was in Brazil. Of course, she fell in love with it, and now we talk about all the new information and she sends me interesting news like this!


  10. I was so excited to hear Nastia is a Twilighter =]

  11. i so love how twilight is everywhere and brings tons of people together! it’s really cool!! Yay twilighters!!

  12. How cool Nastia reads Twilight! I think my respect for her grew even more. The girls as close to vampire as humans get xD

  13. jane's_sister says:

    uhm, has someone besides a friend of mine ever noticed that there is an athlet called Cullen? Cullen Jones is a swimmer and won a gold medal in the 4x100m freestyle relay together with his teammates Michael Phelps Garrett Weber-Gale, and Jason Lezak.

    so there is more than one twilight-related athlet…

  14. Isn’t Bella’s name Isabella??

  15. Guess not! Aren’t I stupid?

  16. Woah. My friend Jackie is obsessed with Nastia and Twilight. I have to tell her this.

  17. that is cool. natasha liukin i awesome.\
    hey how can i discuss breaking dawn w/ u all?

  18. hey how can i discuss breaking dawn w/ u all?
    am i the only one who cant believe bella got pregnant?

  19. mikaela-

    watch yourself… you are coming dangerously close to blaspheming the book. remember, free speech isn’t welcome on the lexicon unless you are fully praising breaking dawn!

  20. that is too funny. does anyone know what sport she plays?

  21. kay
    no no i didnt mean that way. i absolutely love the twilight saga i was just wondering and i didnt mean to spoil it for anyone .
    yeah she is in gymnastics….

  22. Wow! I love both Shawn and Nastia, but now I respect them even more, especially Nastia ^_^

  23. haha yep me too

  24. Nastia’s a Twilight fan? Cool! I love her even more now. LOL.

  25. haha yeah lol.

  26. ahhah awesome nastia’s great.

    whoaa isabel swan that’s crazy.

  27. nastia should have gotten gold!and now i love her even more!

  28. i should have. she tied!!!!!!! me too

  29. OME!!!
    She’s a Twilight fan??????
    I love her even more for that!!!!!

    Twilight is taking over, baby!!!

  30. Way cool! I was watching the olympics last night and during a commercial about the olympics the background music was by Muse!! I got all excited and my husband looked at me like I was nuts for getting excited for a commercial until I explained!! lol……..Anyone else hear it??

  31. lizzT:
    Yeah, her name is Isabella. But, Isabel is pretty darn close!

  32. O_O

    OMG Nastia is a twilight fan? Where was this from?!!
    That’s freaking awesome! I love her more now!!!

    And yeah. Kat I did hear the Muse music. If I remember right they used some of their music twice.
    It was sooo cool. ๐Ÿ˜€

  33. YAY NASTIA! Good thing I was rooting for her all along. That was so stupid how she tied with the Chinese person and didn’t get the gold. I mean C’MON! GIVE IT TO THE TWILIGHTER WILL YA?!

  34. Ur-Voice-Is-The-Soundtrack-Of-My-Summer says:

    i nearly killed my friend’s tivo thingy when we were watching the olympics cuz they announced “isabel swan” on TV and i’m like “OMIEDWARD, REWIND THAT!” and my friend rewinded that part like a whole bunch of times so i could hear it over and over again. finally we stopped when she screamed at me that we were gonna break her tivo thingy majigy…

  35. JulesCullen says:

    Wow… what I wouldn’t give right now to have that name.

    I think I like Nastia even more now…. go Twilighters!

  36. ive noticed that the one womens british hockey player had the last name cullen lol
    and wow i cant believe nastia is a twilight fan, she is amazing !

  37. No way!
    niice name.

  38. Hy Twilighters! I’m Brazilian too, and Isabel Swan got a bronze medal.
    Isabel and Isabella are very common names in Brazil by the way

  39. Wow… sucks for her.

  40. haha, wow!
    that’s really cool that Nastia’s a twilighter!
    that just ups her awesomeness

  41. OMG!!!!! Nastia is a Twilight fan?!?!?!?! I just saw her the other day at during the Olympics, and she is AMAZING!!!! Now I like her even more!!!!!!!!! ๐Ÿ˜€ ๐Ÿ˜€ ๐Ÿ˜€ ๐Ÿ˜€ ๐Ÿ˜€

  42. I love Nastia and started running around my house when I found out she was a twilight fan!
    someone asked earlier what sport Nastia does and she does gymnastics and is the all around gold medalist.
    I saw Cullen Jones swim too! I started freaking out and my brother told me to shut-up cause I could not hear anything! I just kept going on saying but his name is CULLEN! lol ๐Ÿ˜€

  43. (ment my bro could not hear anything, not me)

  44. I knew I liked that Nastia girl! ๐Ÿ˜‰

  45. Michelle S says:

    wow i love Nastia!
    I was so glad when she won gold for the all-around gymnastics and now I like her even more for liking Twilight!


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