Sports you hate

What do you hate to do ... or watch?

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14/02/2013 at 11:39
For me it has to be the game that the North Americans call Football. It lasts for hours and the ball is hardly ever in play.
14/02/2013 at 11:42

Football - 22 millionaires ruining a lawn.

Not particularly keen on swimming (watching or doing).

I like F1, but I can see why some people would be bored by a race that lasts 1.5 - 2 hours. Speedway is good if you like short races. And if you want to see some crashes then rallying is probably your best bet.

I love snowboarding (watching and doing). Usually prefer watching back country stuff to actual competitions, although Shaun White is amazing in the half-pipe

14/02/2013 at 11:52
Sussex Runner (NLR) wrote (see)
For me it has to be the game that the North Americans call Football. It lasts for hours and the ball is hardly ever in play.

I love American Football. It's basically violent chess with clock management.

Tom77 - Snowboarding is a good shout. During the winter OIympics a couple of years ago I absolutely loved the snowboard-cross races.

Edited: 14/02/2013 at 11:52
14/02/2013 at 12:36
xine267 wrote (see)
Peter Collins wrote (see)

Yes, the Tour really is something else. Despite all the drug problems, it remains an epic of endurance and daily drama.

Exactly! Its got to be one of the toughest events in any sport.

But my dad always says "what's so special about a bloke riding a bike?" - he thinks because he rode from London to Southend on his fixie once when he was 15 that he really understands professional cycling

Tell me about it. My dad rode down to the west country with his cousin some time in the late 1940s - and don't I know about it!!

14/02/2013 at 12:44
Peter Collins wrote (see)
xine267 wrote (see)
Peter Collins wrote (see)

Yes, the Tour really is something else. Despite all the drug problems, it remains an epic of endurance and daily drama.

Exactly! Its got to be one of the toughest events in any sport.

But my dad always says "what's so special about a bloke riding a bike?" - he thinks because he rode from London to Southend on his fixie once when he was 15 that he really understands professional cycling

Tell me about it. My dad rode down to the west country with his cousin some time in the late 1940s - and don't I know about it!!

Haha! My dad also likes to tell me about the time he walked to school in the snow because the trains were cancelled. I used to be quite impressed but recently realised it was only 4 miles!

14/02/2013 at 13:29
Yeah
Edited: 14/02/2013 at 13:29

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