Growing up watching Thorpey and Susie O’neil the love for olympic swimming resonates deep to my core. This on the other-hand is a particular style of competitive swimming which has its own set of rules and competetions for swimming underwater. Kind of like when you raced your friends in school to see how many laps you could do in your backyard pool without taking a breath. By the looks of things its heavily dominated by eastern europeans.
A school yard favourite which in its competitive realm has a much more sophisticated technique and serious set of rules then just pull as hard as you can.
The name really speaks for itself. Maximum pain for little gain. Avoiding hitting your opponents ear is a key but other then that its just a good old fashion bitch slap across the face. Might have to pass on that one.
Tips, Tag, Chase, we all played it at recess but this professional sport combines them with parkour for a fast paced and hard to follow sport which racks up 10’s of millions of views online.
Its believed to go back as far as the early 1800’s but its popularity surely has grown since the birth of the internet with its highlight reels commonly shared across all social platforms that leave the viewers asking “why?”