Weird Sports: Where Wacky Meets Athletic

NATE GARCIA Sports Editor Sports come in different levels of “extremeness.” How far would you take a normal sport and change its rules to the point where it’s incredibly fun, but also risky? There are several sports currently in the world that don’t necessarily qualify under the category of “normal sports.” These sports are very out-of-this-world, with wacky rules and

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Being One with the Ball

KAYIU WONG Staff Writer At first glance, climbing into a large, inflatable ball and rolling down a hill definitely sounds strange. However, those who are in the extreme sports world would jump for a chance to do it. This peculiar sport, called zorbing, means speeding down a grassy slope and the thrill from that is unlike any other. Although a

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Backflipping into Summer

WESLEY TSAI Staff Writer Volleyball has always been the sport seen at the beach on a sunny day, but imagine the mechanics of volleyball and merge it with multiple sports. As you turn your head 180 degrees, you see something that is pretty similar to volleyball but is instead on a large inflatable trampoline. Here’s the catch: the players aren’t

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Where Mind and Muscle Mix

ANHAYTE GUAJARDO Staff Writer If someone asked you to step into a boxing ring, sit down and play chess, would you do it? This sport requires athletes to be both mentally and physically strong, French artist and filmmaker Enki Bilal created the hybrid sport of chess boxing, based on his 1992 comic book Froid Équateur. According to The World Chess

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Wheeling and Dealing

SIMEON LAM Staff Writer One of the most popular sports in society today is American football. But have you ever imagined if the game was tweaked? What if new objects were brought into the game? Recently, the sport of unicycle football has taken sports to a different level. In fact, an official league has been made in San Marcos, Texas.

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