The Daily Ping

The 1st Ping was published on January 6, 2000.

August 11th, 2008

Least Interesting Olympic Event

I’m not a huge mark for the Olympics, but I do enjoy watching some gymnastics, swimming, and track and field events. And I’m always on the lookout for the obscure sport that no one realizes is an Olympic event. But there’s one that just bores me to tears and I have very little patience for:

The gymnastic floor exercises.

I think what it boils down to is that I like my sporting events without music, focused more on technical skill rather than any sort of creativity. I don’t want to hear about why a 16-year-old gymnast picked some lame song to do her routine to and while I appreciate the skill involved in the event, I’d much rather watch the atheletes on the pommel horse or uneven bars.

Perhaps I’m just cranky, but give me the skill and leave anything resembling dancing at home. I don’t like the musical luge in the winter for the same reason.

Posted in Television, Movies, and Music

Dave Walls August 12, 2008, 1:27 am

Team Handball.

That’s all I have to say.

Forget swimming. Forget gymnastics. Team Handball.

You’re welcome.

What is this then?

The Daily Ping is the web's finest compendium of toilet information and Oreo™® research. Too much? Okay, okay, it's a daily opinion column written by two friends. Did we mention we've been doing this for over ten years? Tell me more!

Most Popular Pings

Last Week's Most Popular Pings

Let's be nice.

© 2000-2011 The Daily Ping, all rights reserved. Tilted sidebar note idea 'adapted' from Panic. Powered by the mighty WordPress.