[Sport] So....Can you guys PLAY the sports?

Discussion in 'The Lounge' started by jenni939706, Jul 13, 2008.

  1. jenni939706

    jenni939706 Twirl Princess

    meh, first time creating a thread, but i just had to ask and there wasnt a thread yet to ask this question..

    I know you guys love WATCHING the sports (since i've heard enough of my share of play by play football/soccer...yes i said soccer, games and tennis matches) but im wondering,

    Are anyyy of you GOOD at playing any of them? ;)

    (oh just a btw, im just wondering if YOU guys are good at them... im not the best at any of them, but if you ask me to play...im decent..)
  2. Capt_Sparrow

    Capt_Sparrow Active Member

    I'm ok at playing football and tennis (but I'm much better at watching them! :p)

    Cricket is my forté :razz:
  3. storm

    storm Forum Tempest

    Sports? What's that again?

    Let's put it this way, I can't be bothered to run around a field chasing a ball but I don't mind watching other people do that once every four years, and if I had to play cricket, I'm better off fielding. :p
  4. Capt_Sparrow

    Capt_Sparrow Active Member

    [me]* Capt_Sparrow positions storm at deep extra cover :twisted:[/me]
  5. Peter

    Peter Administrator

    Having lived about 5 minutes cycle from the beach all my live I'm big on my surfing (shredding on a shortboard none of this hang 10 crap) and skimboarding but we're a bit short of shore break around here. I longboard (skate longboard) which can be great fun and is a cheap way of getting around. I've also quite gotten into basketball in the last few months but still suck a lot.

    Oddly enough I don't watch any sport, although that'd probably be different if we got the NBA over here.
  6. jenni939706

    jenni939706 Twirl Princess

    lol, we can get the surfing part of you from your avatar peter :p
    Last edited: Feb 3, 2009
  7. storm

    storm Forum Tempest

    Skateboarding is cool, I like watching people do tricks on them. Never been on a skateboard though. Skateboarding's one of those things I wish I could do, but I don't have the guts to, in case I fall off and break an arm o_O

    And Sparrow: I had to look that up...

    You don't wanna do that, if you want to win lol
    Last edited: Jul 13, 2008
  8. 2.0

    2.0 Super Moderator

    Team sports i play

    Paintball - yes, it's a sport - well above average
    Football - above average
    Futsal - above average
    Baseball/softball - above average
    Field hockey - above average
    Basketball - slightly above average
    Volleyball - average

    Other sports i do well - swimming, squash, drinking, snowboarding.
    Sports i suck at - tennis, chess, ice hockey.
  9. Giovanni

    Giovanni Guest

    Sports I play:
    Swimming - Moi is one of the best swimmers not to go to China this year :p lol jokes, I've been swimming since I was....2 feet tall...so dis be my no 1 sport.

    Football - Played 4 seasons for college and 2 for Uni team (retired now), coach threw me on the flank...cos Ive got decent speed (umm..being a bit modest there hehe...bring it on Theo Walcott and Usain Bolt!), but I prefer a more central role..to be more involved in the game. Oh and I was il capitano back in college XD

    Futsal - Love the end to end..non stop action, the openness of play..etc. Recently lost in the semis of an inter Uni tournament....damn penalty shootouts! I did a Roberto Baggio...d'Oh!

    Squash - I was experimenting with a few racquet sports, instantly fell in luv with this one...ahh the exhilaration! I am decent playa..

    Surf and Snow - These are my elements...specially in the water.

    Boxing - The martial arts...a real passion of mine. (I throw on some retro Bruce Lee/ Chuck Norris tees' from time to time lol) Record of 24-2-16 so far...Hoping to learn some Muay Thai on my travels one day...

    Injuries: A broken nose and torn anterior ligaments from my right shoulder (happened when I landed on my elbow after heading out a corner kick..the next winter completely blew the same shoulder doing a maniac jump off the ski lift lol...still recovering after shoulder capsule shift surgery) and ofcoz lotsa cuts, gashes and bruises over the years X/ got some bad ass scars ;)
  10. Jobe

    Jobe Abministrator

    Does sleeping count as a sport? If so then yes I can play a sport. :twisted:

    Otherwise I used to do a lot of cycling for exercise (need to get my bike fixed) and a lot of hiking too. But not sure if they really count as sport.
  11. jenni939706

    jenni939706 Twirl Princess

    sleeping doesnt count. -_-
  12. Saffron

    Saffron Forum Spice

    * Saffron joins 2.0 in this sport:
    I played State League netball BC (before children), now I just play in a social division. Other than that I spend my time driving children around to their sports.
  13. paintedlady

    paintedlady New Member

    The only sports I have done was synchronized swimming, when I was younger for a couple of years and then after I did swimming for a few years. I still swim on my own, whenever I decide to go into the pool :D
  14. Levesque

    Levesque New Member

    Football is my forte, I was asked to play Free Saftey (starting) for my school team.

    Next is Baseball, I have AWESOME power (not to brag, I can hit a 350 ft. Home Run :smile:), sub par contact. And great fielding. I used to play First Base.

    And I'm HORRIBLE at hockey. I can't skate :sad:.

    Not to toot my own horn. :biggrin:


    Chess is a sport? Who knew?
  15. Nay

    Nay New Member

    Competition-wise, I've played football (soccer), but stopped a while ago. I've also played tennis, but stopped a few years ago. About a year ago, I played my last game at the Uni futsal team (I think the competition ceased to exist, but I'm not entirely sure).

    I also like squashing for the same reasons as Gio. I've been skiing since I was 4, but always recreationally, but I've been out of it for nearly two years because I simply haven't been to the Alps in the winter...! I've tried snowboarding, but decided I preferred skiing, because it gives you more freedom. I also cycle a lot, but mostly for transportation. And I go to the gym.

    Speaking of over-active.
  16. Peter

    Peter Administrator

    That's a skimboard so ha! Way to short (and wide) to be a surfboard :razz:

    Who's laughing now!

    (I didn't incude snowboarding cos I don't do it regularly but come this winter I'll be tearing up the French Alps XD)
    Last edited by a moderator: Jul 14, 2008
  17. Honey-Baby

    Honey-Baby New Member

    I can run track....and play some basketball..:smile: and maybe other sports I pretty much have no care for... But I mainly play those two :)
  18. 830

    830 Member

    I'm alright at pool.
  19. jenni939706

    jenni939706 Twirl Princess

    oh w/e peter, i dont do either...dont care :p XD all i see is a guy and a board. i TOLD you it shouldnt be black and white...
  20. KittyKatt

    KittyKatt New Member

    Do Wii-sports count as sports? :p

    On a serious note I used to play basketball for my school, until it sort of fizzled out and the school no longer had a team. I am very bad at most sports. I'm probably just above average at badminton.

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