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What is the toughest task in sports?

Hitting a baseball
6 (50%)
Race Car Driving
0 (0%)
Pole Vaulting
2 (16.7%)
Running a Marathon
1 (8.3%)
Executing a Quad Toe Loop
2 (16.7%)
Hitting a long straight tee shot
0 (0%)
Other
1 (8.3%)

Total Members Voted: 12

Voting closed: December 02, 2015, 10:46:51 am

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Offline n9531l

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Re: Most Difficult
« Reply #15 on: November 19, 2015, 02:45:48 pm »
If you're certificated as a Sport Pilot, would it be a sport?
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Re: Most Difficult
« Reply #16 on: November 20, 2015, 04:59:26 am »
If you're certificated as a Sport Pilot, would it be a sport?

Sure. People think NASCAR drivers are athletes, but piloting kicks the crap out of driving.
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Re: Most Difficult
« Reply #17 on: November 20, 2015, 09:05:27 pm »
Dunking a basketball.....


........when your are 5'4".

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Re: Most Difficult
« Reply #18 on: November 21, 2015, 07:43:43 pm »
Hitting a baseball is not that difficult. Getting a base hit in MLB is very difficult. 60% failure rate = HoF.
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Re: Most Difficult
« Reply #19 on: November 21, 2015, 08:25:26 pm »
Pole vaulters are crazy people.
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Re: Most Difficult
« Reply #20 on: November 22, 2015, 05:54:28 pm »
Surviving 45 minutes of boxing without getting KO'd.

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Re: Most Difficult
« Reply #21 on: November 23, 2015, 08:28:26 pm »
Impossible.  Rounds are either 6, 8, 10 or 12.  Three minutes each.
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Re: Most Difficult
« Reply #22 on: November 24, 2015, 06:14:13 pm »
Surviving 45 36 minutes of boxing without getting KO'd.

Forget they cut it back to 12 rounds Kim died from fighting Mancini. 

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Re: Most Difficult
« Reply #23 on: November 24, 2015, 08:23:24 pm »
If every black male 18-35 applied for a conceal & carry permit, and then joined the NRA in one day; there would be gun control laws in a second.

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Re: Most Difficult
« Reply #24 on: November 24, 2015, 09:58:56 pm »
Boxing is barbaric

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Re: Most Difficult
« Reply #25 on: November 25, 2015, 02:42:54 am »
Boxing is barbaric

Says the guy from a sport notorious for breaking arms in MMA, lol.
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Re: Most Difficult
« Reply #26 on: November 25, 2015, 07:21:42 am »
Emile Griffith was a fabulous boxer who just happened to be gay.  ESPN did a 30/30 on Emile a few years ago, thought you all would be interested in this story.

http://www.theguardian.com/sport/2015/sep/10/boxer-emile-griffith-gay-taunts-book-extract
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Re: Most Difficult
« Reply #27 on: November 25, 2015, 12:23:32 pm »
I don't like MMA much either but for different reasons.  I wonder if having large padded boxing gloves allows for more damage over the course of the fight.

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Re: Most Difficult
« Reply #28 on: November 25, 2015, 06:16:52 pm »
Emile Griffith was a fabulous boxer who just happened to be gay.  ESPN did a 30/30 on Emile a few years ago, thought you all would be interested in this story.

http://www.theguardian.com/sport/2015/sep/10/boxer-emile-griffith-gay-taunts-book-extract

Tragic story. I may get the book though.
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Re: Most Difficult
« Reply #29 on: November 25, 2015, 06:19:44 pm »
If you look at the youtube link, there are some related videos of other fighters that died in the ring.