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Old 08-03-2012, 08:04 AM   #91
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No way it is easy reaching the olympic level at badminton. Are you nuts?

It seems to me like you guys (Nick Young, alen and others) consider sports you just don't know in depth as easy
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Old 08-03-2012, 08:24 AM   #92
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No way it is easy reaching the olympic level at badminton. Are you nuts?

It seems to me like you guys (Nick Young, alen and others) consider sports you just don't know in depth as easy

yeah, this, sports fans are funny

those guys train hard for years nearly every day but the ISH community would beat them all....
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Old 08-03-2012, 09:23 AM   #93
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Kinda late here but I don't think there is such a thing as EASY olympic sport. There definitely are simple ones, but simple doesn't always mean easy. Sure, rules and basics are easy to grasp, but the amount of TIME, TRAINING, & COMMITMENT of majority of olympic athletes is something that not everyone can handle. For a lot of these dudes, it's their LIFE. Sure, you may love playing basketball, picking heavy stuff off the ground, and diving gracefully into a body of water, but imagine that 3-4x a day, at least 5 days a week, 52 weeks a year (well, not really because their training involves planned/"scientifically placed" down times in order to increase their skill in their sport). I wouldn't call that easy, regardless of what sport it is.
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Old 08-03-2012, 09:27 AM   #94
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yeah, this, sports fans are funny

those guys train hard for years nearly every day but the ISH community would beat them all....
No.. just me. I'm good at everything I do.
I have played at HS levels winning 3 straight championships for both bball and vball. I then went on an intellectual run and got my engineering degree, and now grabbing my law degree. I accomplish what I want.
Everything I do i'm good at Now for the olympic gold..

Just a young man trying to collect accolades on his limited time on earth
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Old 08-03-2012, 09:33 AM   #95
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Trampoline?
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Old 08-03-2012, 10:05 AM   #96
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No way it is easy reaching the olympic level at badminton. Are you nuts?

It seems to me like you guys (Nick Young, alen and others) consider sports you just don't know in depth as easy
well if badminton isnt easy to reach then nothing really is, so the thread is kind of pointless, everyone can just throw in random sports.. and that spanish nerd will just tell us how hard the sport is ( since he obviously played it at a high level )
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Old 08-03-2012, 10:33 AM   #97
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well if badminton isnt easy to reach then nothing really is, so the thread is kind of pointless, everyone can just throw in random sports.. and that spanish nerd will just tell us how hard the sport is ( since he obviously played it at a high level )
I never said I played at a high level, not even close to it. I said I played it competitively. I didn't have anything close to the necessary talent to play at a high level. You should abstain from commenting on sports you've never played. It makes you look like a fool, but then again, so does every other post you've ever made on this board.
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Old 05-26-2015, 11:16 AM   #98
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Up.
We never came to a conclusion on OP's question.
We did conclude, however, that people tend to diminish the sports they don't really know.
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Old 05-26-2015, 11:19 AM   #99
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Equestrian horse trash sports are the easiest. All you need is lots of money to buy a good horse and pay for a good trainer. The rider does jack shit except sit with good posture and is awarded a gold medal for it.
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Old 05-26-2015, 11:25 AM   #100
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The sport where they do a pirouette and proceed to throw a heavy metal ball from under their chin into mid air. Don't know what it's called.
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Old 05-26-2015, 11:28 AM   #101
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Equestrian horse trash sports are the easiest. All you need is lots of money to buy a good horse and pay for a good trainer. The rider does jack shit except sit with good posture and is awarded a gold medal for it.

But physical traits are involved.
At 6'1 and 185 lbs you could never be an olympic level jockey regardless of money and training.
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Old 05-26-2015, 11:32 AM   #102
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The sport where they do a pirouette and proceed to throw a heavy metal ball from under their chin into mid air. Don't know what it's called.

It's called "the sport where female olympians would beat you"

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Old 05-26-2015, 11:35 AM   #103
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Equestrian horse trash sports are the easiest. All you need is lots of money to buy a good horse and pay for a good trainer. The rider does jack shit except sit with good posture and is awarded a gold medal for it.
Looks like you'll be headlining Disney's newest event "Ignorance on parade"
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Old 05-26-2015, 12:40 PM   #104
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Equestrian horse trash sports are the easiest. All you need is lots of money to buy a good horse and pay for a good trainer. The rider does jack shit except sit with good posture and is awarded a gold medal for it.
Still needs a lot of time and efforts to train with the horse or you could end up being Christopher Reeve'ed.
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Old 05-26-2015, 12:41 PM   #105
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curling. easy.
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