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Individual sports are the only ones that count (IMO)
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Posted by Noel [Email] (#876) [Profile/Gallery] (more from Noel) on Thu, 22 Feb 2018 13:41:03 Share Post by Email
In Reply to: Re: OT: Olympics and Aja Evans Seated Box Jump, Snowmobile [Profile/Gallery] , Wed, 21 Feb 2018 10:33:52
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All sports require certain skills at a high level, but most participants are dependent on the rest of the team for winning.

Individual athletes are incredibly trained and could do well in many sports. By comparison, I doubt many players of football, baseball or basketball have the same potential versatility or the mental toughness needed to be solo athletes.

One exception (at the Olympics) would be curling. It's like golf, bowling, darts or shuffleboard--fun competitive activities but not a sport.

_______________________________________ Noel 1999 9-3 SE auto (daily driver) 1996 9000 CSE 5 speed (soon to leave) 2003 9-5 Linear SportWagon (wife's) 1984 C900 4 door Base model (RIP) 1995 9000 CS (sold) 1996 9000 CS (RIP) 2000 9-3 SE (RIP)


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