08/10/2012 12:03 pm ET

I Stalked Ryan Lochte -- And He Complimented My Sneakers

If your in London come to Punch Bowl pub and have a pint with me! #Jeah

— Ryan Lochte (@ryanlochte) August 9, 2012

At about 8:30 p.m. British time, Ryan Lochte tweeted the above message. I decided to take him up on his offer. So within minutes of the tweet I was babbling to a cab driver — who clearly didn't know who Ryan is — about how important it was to get to the Punchbowl quickly so I could gawk at and hopefully talk to a super-famous Olympian.

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