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The 10 Dumbest "Sports" of the Summer Olympics

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1. Equestrian Dressage
Imagine a person sitting atop a horse as it prances, pirouettes and jumps unnaturally around a ring. Congratulations! You've just envisioned the dumbest "sport" of the Olympic games: dressage (pronounced like massage). We're told that the ancient Greeks developed dressage to train horses for war, yet today's version is a far flashier and dubious version of the original. A modern-day equivalent to dressage would be a lowrider competition in which hydraulics make Oldsmobile Cutlasses do things God (and G.M.) never intended. Like this:


Agree with our picks? Disagree? Have a "sport" we forgot? Leave it in the comment section along with your argument.


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