What 'other' Olympic sports are you enjoying watching?

Discussion in 'CycleChat Cafe' started by Fab Foodie, 30 Jul 2012.

  1. Fab Foodie

    Fab Foodie hanging-on in quiet desperation ...

    I'm liking the weightlifting and the regular Volleyball ... I'm in lust with the Turkish women's team ...:blush:
     
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  2. Dayvo

    Dayvo Just passin' through

    As and when I can watch it, I'll enjoy the table tennis and archery events!

    Definite no-no for any equestrian event, though.
     
  3. MrJamie

    MrJamie Oaf on a Bike

    Womens Beach Volleyball had a great game against Canada. Actually quite enjoyed the mens gymnastics, would be cool to be able to do big flips. The rings are impressive too, if thats what theyre called :smile: Womens basketball was pretty decent too.

    Not a fan of the Weightlifting, Archery, Tennis, Table Tennis, Water Polo, Football so far.

    Looking forward to the paralympics more now though, I love seeing the adapted sports and how they work.
     
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  4. Linford

    Linford Guest

    Equestrian all the way :becool:
    Ping Pong :headshake:
    Archery was fairly good though with the fat Italian dude getting the perfect 10 a couple of times :becool:
     
  5. Arch

    Arch Married to Night Train

    Location:
    Salford, UK
    Rowing is good - nice shortish races, and you can really see the effort involved. And men's gymnastics is impressive - although I wince whenever they do the thing on the rings were it looks like their arms ought to be about to snap off.

    (The ladies gymnastics is impressive too, but if you guys can ogle the beach volleyball...)

    Football and tennis are as interesting as they always are. IE, not very.
     
  6. Arch

    Arch Married to Night Train

    Location:
    Salford, UK
    I think they must all be pretty clean, all that time in the water...

    ;)
     
  7. User482

    User482 Guest

    Who saw Beth Tweddle's routine? Amazing stuff!
     
  8. LarryDuff

    LarryDuff Veteran

    Archery has been surprisingly watchable. Also enjoying the hockey (NZ ladies were very nice to watch), beach volleyball, water polo and rowing.
     
  9. OP
    OP
    Fab Foodie

    Fab Foodie hanging-on in quiet desperation ...

    I'm in China at the mo and it seems the only sports are the ones that China are winning ... and that seems to be quite a lot!
     
  10. Night Train

    Night Train Maker of Things

    Location:
    Greater Manchester
    Aside form the cycling I have been enjoying the rowing, swimming, gymnastics and archery. Not so keen on the ball, racquet or horsey stuff. Not seen the weight lifting yet but want to see that chap who is going to lift the 480kg, or whatever weight it was.
     
  11. Kiwiavenger

    Kiwiavenger im a little tea pot

    Archery, hockey and rowing are my favourites along with watching hand ball.

    Sent from the Holodeck on my Tricorder
     
  12. Melonfish

    Melonfish Evil Genius in training.

    Location:
    Warrington, UK
    diving, fencing, shooting, archery, sailing, rowing and gymnastics so far.
    once they go to all the track sports i turn off i get well bored by watching people run tut.
     
  13. TVC

    TVC Guest

    Bows and arrows is proving to be much more interesting than I ever thought it could, before now, it just seemed like darts for middle class people. I might be tempted to give it a go.
     
  14. dellzeqq

    dellzeqq pre-talced and mighty

    Location:
    SW2
    I'm surprised to find myself typing this, but..........eventing. Does that make me a bad person?
     
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  15. Night Train

    Night Train Maker of Things

    Location:
    Greater Manchester
    It is good fun. I did some a kid and even had a go a bow making. My ex wife is trained in the use of a long bow.
     
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