namegoeshere: A further 221% of parents have even purchased stopwatches in order to beat their personal best.The author's parents probably should have spent a little money on a tutor.
ChipNASA: How about the third legged race./I always win at that.
SlothB77: America, where sack races are still more popular than soccer.
orclover: I take my kid to a boxing gym 3 days a week so he can win the war he has on fear that the bullys in his school have waged on him. I get a lot of shiat from a lot of parents for not just teaching him non violence and not telling him to just take his beatings like everybody else.
gfid: just curious, how many people have ever actually done a sack race?For me, only once. I think it was 3rd grade
Billy Liar: SlothB77: America, where sack races are still more popular than soccer.Pretty sure they're talking about England here. but still, it's nice to see the spread of amateurism into "professional" journalism"The eagerness may have stemmed from non-other than posh and becks which saw David and Victoria Beckham take part in their son's school's parent relay race last year".
gambitsgirl: Dnrta but I'm amazed there are still places with fun events at field days. It long ago changed here to "coaches revenge day". The only kids here who actually play are kindergarteners.
CaptainBeer: No kids but I'm teaching my nephews the importance of being able to change a tire. Drive a manual transmission. Read a farking map instead of relying on satnav. You know how many people can't do those simple things?
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