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Which Sport Would You Like to See in the Olympics?

I love the Summer Olympics. Yet despite all the excitement, I still can't help but wonder about all the sports that are not represented in Beijing. Did you know that nine new events were added to the games this year alone? This got me to thinking . . . which events/sports would you like to see in the next Summer Olympics?


Spectra Spectra 9 years
I'd like to see's always so much fun to watch. Plus, they already have snowboarding, so it seems like skateboarding would be a good addition. I'd also love to see a century bike ride event (100 miles) and ultramarathons (above the regular 26.2 miles).
funkygeorge funkygeorge 9 years
et-moi et-moi 9 years
nevadamtnbear nevadamtnbear 9 years
ultra distance trail running, like a 50 kilometer and/or 100 kilometer and/or 100 miler events.
tiabia tiabia 9 years
itsme3683 itsme3683 9 years
Which ones were just added this year?
sunnyorange sunnyorange 9 years
For men and women!
sunnyorange sunnyorange 9 years
cageyme cageyme 9 years
X-treme Channel Surfing! :pepino:
lily8206 lily8206 9 years
I'd like for softball to be added back in (this is the last Olympics that will have softball & baseball).
wren1 wren1 9 years
Rock climbing seems like a weird one to me :shrug: I think wakeboarding or water skiing would be fun to watch.
opalaurora opalaurora 9 years
ultimate frisbee!!!
ilanac13 ilanac13 9 years
i think that i'd like to see surfing as a sport- but that would be hard seeing as how the games aren't always in a city that has a beach and good surf - and with surfing you can't always control the size of the waves - so it could be a good competition or a flop. i would have said golf - but you'd see all the same people that are always playing on the PGA tour - and it's the middle of the tour season right now - so the timing would be tricky
julieulie julieulie 9 years
Polo! (Not the water variety)
fizzymartini fizzymartini 9 years
Dancesport (aka Ballroom Dancing). It's a natural one to complement figure skating in the Winter Olympics! It already works brilliantly as a competitive sport already (I used to be in a university team back in the day), and I understand they've been lobbying for its inclusion as an Olympic sport for some time now...
stone_soup stone_soup 9 years
I voted rock climbing. Although surfing is the most popular, it must be pointed out that including this sport in the Olympics would greatly restrict the locations where the Olympics can be held. Every host city would have to be a coastal city. There can't possibly be a surfing competition using an artificial surf generator or something fake like that.
soulight soulight 9 years
I love me some American football (Go Steelers!) But I know it won't happen because it's not popular in other countries. But a girl can dream right?
kayepants kayepants 9 years
I want to vote for several of those!
fleurfairy fleurfairy 9 years
princess_eab princess_eab 9 years
Kate-Marie Kate-Marie 9 years
rickimc, my friends and I were talking about that the other day. We thought it would be awesome to have dance as an event, but you'd have to pinpoint a specific event like ballroom for the competitors. Otherwise I think it'd be too hard to score and it would be like "So You Think You Can Dance" or something!
rickimc rickimc 9 years
Could ballroom dancing be considered a sport?
tweet-hotpants tweet-hotpants 9 years
ha! yes dcfilm. i want lacrosse too :)
dcfilm dcfilm 9 years
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