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Re: Eliminate One Olympic Sport and Add One Olympic Sport
« Reply #40 on: May 19, 2021, 08:14:57 pm »
Gymnastics has always been a core element of the Olympics and in some more conservative countries, is one of the few disciplines that will get decent funding for women's sport.
There's a BIG difference between gymnastics and that silly thing called "rhythmic gymnastics" that became an Olympic sport when I was in middle school.
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Re: Eliminate One Olympic Sport and Add One Olympic Sport
« Reply #41 on: May 20, 2021, 04:23:36 am »
IMO just get rid of the Olympics period.

And for whoever was dissing curling, it's a little known fact that the sweeper in curling is one of the best conditioned athletes in any sport.
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Re: Eliminate One Olympic Sport and Add One Olympic Sport
« Reply #42 on: May 20, 2021, 10:40:41 am »
What exactly is it that "the crazies" wish to happen? What sports have already been ruined by them? And which sport is next on their agenda?

6th post. Derailment commenced.

Get rid of synchronized swimming. Add ballroom dancing.


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Re: Eliminate One Olympic Sport and Add One Olympic Sport
« Reply #43 on: May 20, 2021, 12:47:16 pm »
Get rid of canoeing. (although it is a lot of fun)

Introduce disc golf.
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Re: Eliminate One Olympic Sport and Add One Olympic Sport
« Reply #44 on: May 20, 2021, 12:52:08 pm »
6th post. Derailment commenced.

Get rid of synchronized swimming. Add ballroom dancing.

Any “judged” sport should go.


Re: Eliminate One Olympic Sport and Add One Olympic Sport
« Reply #45 on: May 20, 2021, 01:14:24 pm »
Any “judged” sport should go.
ehhhhhh im not so sure. boxing is judged unless someone gets knocked out


Re: Eliminate One Olympic Sport and Add One Olympic Sport
« Reply #46 on: May 20, 2021, 01:18:48 pm »
Bring back jousting. Maybe add knight fights too.

And for the winter Olympics- dog sled racing. Yeah, some groups will whine and moan. So what?


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Re: Eliminate One Olympic Sport and Add One Olympic Sport
« Reply #47 on: May 20, 2021, 01:28:19 pm »
Bring back jousting. Maybe add knight fights too.

And for the winter Olympics- dog sled racing. Yeah, some groups will whine and moan. So what?

Koreans can eat their equipment when the games are over and save on logistics costs.
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Re: Eliminate One Olympic Sport and Add One Olympic Sport
« Reply #48 on: May 20, 2021, 01:42:05 pm »
dog sled racing
wack. take out any sport that has animals doing more work than humans. or make a seperate animal olympics.


Re: Eliminate One Olympic Sport and Add One Olympic Sport
« Reply #49 on: May 20, 2021, 01:55:24 pm »
Koreans can eat their equipment when the games are over and save on logistics costs.


Re: Eliminate One Olympic Sport and Add One Olympic Sport
« Reply #50 on: May 20, 2021, 01:59:58 pm »
wack. take out any sport that has animals doing more work than humans. or make a seperate animal olympics.
Meh, rowers are doing more work than the coxswain. Cox still gets a gold.


Re: Eliminate One Olympic Sport and Add One Olympic Sport
« Reply #51 on: May 20, 2021, 02:10:45 pm »
did you just compare rowers to horses?


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Re: Eliminate One Olympic Sport and Add One Olympic Sport
« Reply #52 on: May 20, 2021, 02:33:37 pm »
Any “judged” sport should go.

Cool. So to make it better have full contact ballroom dancing. Last couple standing wins.


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Re: Eliminate One Olympic Sport and Add One Olympic Sport
« Reply #53 on: May 20, 2021, 02:36:23 pm »
ehhhhhh im not so sure. boxing is judged unless someone gets knocked out

Boxing is scored; it is more like soccer than figure skating imho. The judges count points. The nature of it is such that an accurate count is difficult, so they have a panel. 




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Re: Eliminate One Olympic Sport and Add One Olympic Sport
« Reply #54 on: May 21, 2021, 09:23:49 am »
Boxing is scored; it is more like soccer than figure skating imho. The judges count points. The nature of it is such that an accurate count is difficult, so they have a panel. 




Korea 1 - USA 0

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Re: Eliminate One Olympic Sport and Add One Olympic Sport
« Reply #55 on: May 21, 2021, 10:27:59 am »
IMO just get rid of the Olympics period.

And for whoever was dissing curling, it's a little known fact that the sweeper in curling is one of the best conditioned athletes in any sport.

Or just make the Olympics pay for themselves rather than cities and governments.  No public welfare handouts. 
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Re: Eliminate One Olympic Sport and Add One Olympic Sport
« Reply #56 on: May 21, 2021, 10:50:37 am »
The Olympics is boring to watch, and so much of the judging is biased.

Turn the whole thing into a gladiator pit. Let the lions judge their fates.

Tbqs, I would definitely watch an Iron-man-esque type of obstacle course marathon run.


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Re: Eliminate One Olympic Sport and Add One Olympic Sport
« Reply #57 on: May 21, 2021, 01:43:11 pm »
Get rid of canoeing. (although it is a lot of fun)

Introduce disc golf.

Damn if I actually don't leave here, I gotta buy me a canoe. 
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Re: Eliminate One Olympic Sport and Add One Olympic Sport
« Reply #58 on: May 21, 2021, 01:48:14 pm »
F. I forgot...why isn't bowling an Olympic sport?


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Re: Eliminate One Olympic Sport and Add One Olympic Sport
« Reply #59 on: May 21, 2021, 05:46:16 pm »
F. I forgot...why isn't bowling an Olympic sport?

My uncle represented New Brunswick as a bowler in the Canada Games back in the day.

Picture a small group of 16 year olds with beer-guts among a larger group of athletes.