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08-19-2008, 05:36 AM
Where <span style="font-weight: bold">do </span>they get these games from. Women's Handball seems to be a combination of Basketball, Hockey, Water Polo (without the water) and Football, being played by Roller Derby recruits.

Brooklands
08-19-2008, 06:58 AM
In 1908 they had bicycle polo, which supposedly is making a comeback in Europe.

aeronca65t
08-19-2008, 07:09 AM
Where <span style="font-weight: bold">do </span>they get these games from. Women's Handball seems to be a combination of Basketball, Hockey, Water Polo (without the water) and Football, being played by <span style="text-decoration: underline">Roller Derby recruits.</span>

Hey!

We have a Roller Derby Team in our town. It's actually pretty cool.

https://www.morristownmadams.com/ (Team Motto: "Cute N Brutal")

Last year The Madams marched in front of us in the St. Pat's Day Parade....no one looked at *us*!

Brooklands
08-19-2008, 07:22 AM
My daughter is the timekeeper (being nearly 7 months pregnant, it good she doesn't skate) for the Lehigh Valley Rollergirls, and her husband is an official for their matches. This young lady was at our house for a picnic this weekend and is under five feet tall and such a proper you woman. The photo was from a match against Morristown.

aeronca65t
08-19-2008, 07:34 AM
Excellent, Dave!
I have to say, those girls really look like they're having a great time when they're out there.

bugimike
08-19-2008, 07:46 AM
Where <span style="font-weight: bold">do </span>they get these games from. Women's Handball seems to be a combination of Basketball, Hockey, Water Polo (without the water) and Football, being played by Roller Derby recruits.

It has struck me also as to how many of these games are a loose combination of soccer, basketball, hockey etc.!!!

Mickey Richaud
08-19-2008, 08:46 AM
And then there's this (https://www.newsobserver.com/2766/story/1155589.html) ...

Just when you thought you'd heard it all!

tony barnhill
08-19-2008, 10:18 AM
Mickey - you &amp; Blake have too much time on your hands...&amp; his parents need to be arrested!

Mickey Richaud
08-19-2008, 10:24 AM
Mickey - you &amp; Blake have too much time on your hands...

This from the one who's nearing 20,000 posts! :smirk:

bugimike
08-19-2008, 10:26 AM
:lol: :lol: :lol:

tony barnhill
08-19-2008, 10:45 AM
Mickey - you &amp; Blake have too much time on your hands...

This from the one who's nearing 20,000 posts! :smirk:
Yeah, but I'm retired!! &amp; have more degrees than anybody needs - maybe I could give Blake one so he won't be a dreg of society in a few years!

bugimike
08-19-2008, 12:01 PM
WOW!!! Steiner of Austria just won the weight-lifting gold with a clean-and-jerk lift of 258kg.! Half the weight of a Spridget!!!! :laugh:

DrEntropy
08-19-2008, 12:07 PM
"YO! Steiner! C'mere an' hold this up fer me... I wanna change out th' u-joints." :devilgrin:

bugimike
08-19-2008, 12:11 PM
NO problem!!! :thumbsup:

aeronca65t
08-19-2008, 12:30 PM
I was just reading about Olympic female weight lifting the other day.

What's really impressive (to me) is US Olympian Melanie Roach and her ability to hoist 259 lbs over her head.

There's NO WAY I could do that.

~Melanie~ (https://www.lightthetorch.net/wp-content/uploads/2008/05/melanie-roach-nc.jpg) is the mother of three kids and weighs 117 lbs. :shocked:

Brooklands
08-19-2008, 12:40 PM
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and

https://www.youtube.com/v/oBPjhB9d3jc&amp;feature=related <embed src="https://www.youtube.com/v/oBPjhB9d3jc&amp;feature=related" type="application/x-shockwave-flash" wmode="transparent" width="425" height="350"> </embed></object>

DrEntropy
08-19-2008, 12:44 PM
Low C.G. and a build like an Abrams M-1.

bugimike
08-19-2008, 12:48 PM
:lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :winner1:

tony barnhill
08-19-2008, 12:54 PM
He's good!

bugimike
08-19-2008, 01:24 PM
While checking out his other videos (all funny BTW!), I found this groaner!!

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TrtV2hDdOTQ&amp;feature=related

Brooklands
08-19-2008, 01:40 PM
That last vault looks like me in High School gym class, the gym teacher finally just asked me if I wanted a "C" for the gymnastics rating period and skip the test before I killed myself or a spotter.

DeltaAir423
08-19-2008, 02:58 PM
Anyone watch the Hungarian dislocate his elbow????




OUCH!!!!!!!!!!!!!!