here’s to obscure sports

i love the olympics for one very important reason. the olympics turns obscure sports that i don’t normally care about into daily events that i schedule others things around. i didn’t even know that synchronized diving was a real sport and yet now i find myself mesmerized by it. personally, i have never felt like fencing ever receives its fair share of attention. yet, now at the olympics it will be watched by millions of people who didn’t know what a “foil” was a week ago.

of course, the winter olympics are the best because they have curling within them. curling is the sport of kings – mainly danish and other frozen country kings, but kings non the less.

btw, in case you’ve been worried about this howard bach & kevin qi han (america’s badminton hopefuls) did win today and will make it into the second round. i know i’ll rest easier.

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