The Rio Olympics are officially underway so what better way to celebrate than to explore the world of sport for this week’s travel theme, starting with a muddy game of tug-of-war, from the not-quite-Rio Sheep Olympics I attended in the wee Irish town of Gorey a while back.
A budding gymnast, or future carny, doing a good job of balancing on a May Day tightrope.
A long jumper on Seattle’s Alki Beach.
I think Olympic swim events would be greatly improved by the inclusion of the doggy paddle.
Canoeing as a commute in Guatemala.
And for the closing shot, how about sailing off into the sunset like this…
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It’s good sportsmanship to not pick up lost golf balls while they are still rolling. – Mark Twain
I always turn to the sports section first. The sports page records people’s accomplishments; the front page has nothing but man’s failures. – Earl Warren