You always hear that phrase: “Sport of the Future”.  Typically I always think, “Yeah right.  I’ve seen every sport that needs to be seen, and that is no sport of the future.”  Well today, I stand corrected.  I’m putting my hand up and saying I was stubborn for no reason (really heroic, actually).  I stumbled across the BladeSport World Championships.  It was everything I was missing in life.  The video below is 12:35 and I didn’t even look at my phone for the entirety of the video.  I was so captivated.

You only really needed the first run or two to get the jist of the sport, but I watched each and every world-class athlete as they attempted to be the best in the world to wield the blade. If you watched as long as I did, you too have learned that BladeSport fans are the most loyal and supportive fans I have ever seen.  Nothing but words of motivation for each competitor.  “COME ON TED! THAT A BOY TED! KEEP GOING TED!”  How could you not be pumped up as a SportBlader with fans like that by your side the whole way?


Let’s go to the podium:

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3rd Place: Ted.  World-class beard.  World-class bladest.


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2nd Place: Donavon.  Just the look on his face shows the disappointment.  Well buddy, maybe next year.  Come back stronger, faster, hungrier (might not be possible) and take home the belt (buckle).


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1st Place: Gary.  Mr. Big Swinging Dick.  Gary is the whole package out here.  He is top of his sport and the top assman.  Homeboy is getting laid tonight and that is a fact.  You’re trying to tell me that after one look of that belt buckle, a girl won’t flood the whole bar?  I thought so.  Shoutout to my guy Gary.  The GOAT of BladeSports 2011.