"hang hoof, amigo" via reuters.com
I'm having trouble keeping up with the IPL T20 tournament. How are my Chargers doing? Someone come by and school me.
The Paralympics are still going on in Vancouver, but I've
turned a blind eye decided I'm not the guy to be covering that, but I will tell you that the U.S. Paralympic curling team is doing well, only they got beat by the Swedes today.
In this edition: How blind people ski, an old article about the Jamaican musher from this year's Iditarod, a Greatest Moments slideshow from slate.com where most of the sports are uncommon, and a Peruvian man taught an Alpaca to surf.
- How blind people ski - Boing Boing
Downhill skiing is a team sport in the Paralympics. Visually impaired skiers hurtle down the mountain at highway speeds, guided by another skier, who goes a few seconds ahead and calls back changes in direction and terrain via radio headset.
- Jamaican having hoot on the Iditarod Trail
Jamaican Hootin' Newton Marshall has turned out to be the funnest, funniest musher on the Iditarod Trail.
- Today's Pictures: Great Moments in Sports
Most of these are Uncommon.
- Peruvian Surfer Trains Alpaca To Catch A Wave : NPR
Domingo Pianezzi of Peru has surfed with dogs, parrots, hamsters and cats. On Tuesday, Pianezzi caught some waves with an alpaca. He thought "it would be interesting to surf with the animal that represents Peru."