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Sports from hell : my search for the world's dumbest competition

Author: Rick Reilly
Publisher: New York : Doubleday/ESPN Books, ©2010.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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A popular sports columnist puts his life-- and his dignity-- on the line in search of the most absurd sporting event on the planet. He set out on a global journey to discover sports which push the body-- and human idiocy-- to the outermost limits.
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Genre/Form: Miscellanea
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Rick Reilly
ISBN: 9780385514385 0385514387
OCLC Number: 421947192
Description: xiv, 204 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: Introduction: The rules --
World sauna championships --
Ferret legging --
Bull poker --
The three-mile golf hole --
Rock-paper-scissors --
Women's pro football --
Chess boxing --
Drinking games --
Zorbing --
Baseball --
Nude bicycling --
Jarts --
Homeless soccer --
Conclusion: The winner.
Responsibility: Rick Reilly.

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A popular sports columnist puts his life-- and his dignity-- on the line in search of the most absurd sporting event on the planet. He set out on a global journey to discover sports which push the body-- and human idiocy-- to the outermost limits.

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