And here are a few selected sound bites from Howie during the Olympic season:
Howie: "I want to be in the Olympics."
Mommy: "Well, you have to be really good at something. Like running or swimming."
Howie: "Do you have to swim without your swim vest?"
Howie: "I think I am the fastest in the whole world. Except for the giants."
When one of the American's doesn't made the all-around gymnastics round:
Mommy: "She is sad because she didn't make it."
Howie: "I would make it. Because I have lots of tricks."