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(BBC-US)   Organizers hope the sport of "indoor flying" will be an Olympic sport in 2020   ( bbc.com) divider line
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ZAZ [TotalFark]
2018-02-05 09:07:43 AM  
If they shot athletes out of a cannon towards a pool full of sharks I might watch.
 
2018-02-05 10:22:11 AM  
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2018-02-05 10:33:30 AM  
I would have gotten the gold when I was 7 and Dad found out I called Mom a biatch.

/I stuck the landing like a pro
 
2018-02-05 01:34:58 PM  
most people could do that in about twenty minutes practice
 
2018-02-05 01:37:13 PM  
It's basically a gymnastic routine without a floor. Less cost and logistical overhead than dropping people out of a plane, and that's even considering the enormous power consumption of the wind tunnel.
 
2018-02-05 01:43:47 PM  

Hills-Sachs_Legion: It's basically a gymnastic routine without a floor. Less cost and logistical overhead than dropping people out of a plane, and that's even considering the enormous power consumption of the wind tunnel.


So lets have it replace the ribbon twirrler gymnastics.
 
2018-02-05 01:46:19 PM  

ZAZ: If they shot athletes out of a cannon towards a pool full of sharks I might watch.


Launch them on to the Battle Bots set and let them try to escape before the blades come.

Sharks are too Discovery Channel.
 
2018-02-05 02:09:56 PM  
Perhaps they'll be renewed in the fiery ritual of carousel.
 
2018-02-05 02:39:02 PM  
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2018-02-05 03:39:19 PM  
Nope. Shirling will be the next Olympic sport.

You read it here first. Book it, done.

Exhibition Shirling
Youtube 6gu3mbl8SAk
 
2018-02-05 03:39:43 PM  
If it is, can Quidditch be far behind?

/inquiring muggles want to know
 
2018-02-05 04:39:04 PM  
INDOOR FLIGHT A-10 THUNDERBOLT II WARTHOG BIG RC SCALE MODEL LIGHT-WEIGHT JET / Leipzig Germany 2016
Youtube nUTquAZpzKI

Fark's favorite flyer.  Indoors.
 
2018-02-05 10:24:46 PM  
do it over an ice rink and the Winter Olympics will be thrilled to add it.
 
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