I remember growing up watching every sport known to man because my Dad loved sports so much, especially baseball. However, since being married to a man quite opposite of my Dad, who is not such a sports enthusiast, except for college football, but only the rivalry between Alabama and Auburn game ... I do find myself missing watching baseball, boxing and other sports with my Dad. However, this question is not limited to team sports and can include hiking, etc. So, just curious what is your favorite sport ever and why?
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Hi John, wow, ice hockey, how exciting indeed. Thank you for sharing here in your great answer! My son played roller hockey here in the south, where it is unusual to play, but he loved it and he rounded up his own street hockey.
Your son is a pioneer for playing and organizing like that! You should be proud of him... Florida has Numerous ice rinks all-over and youth hockey is alive and well...
I am glad you came back to comment as I ran out of room. I love how you stated that the ice is less stressful on your knees at any age! Yes, we had an ice rink, but for some reason they did not play hockey on it? Thank you for sharing your passion.
One additional spin off of hockey for me; when I am in my 90s the hockey stick will most seamlessly become my cane...
Aw, do not think like that ... I think it is fantastic to be able to keep on enjoying the sports you love at any age! It keeps the mind and body young, and also great to be young at heart too : )
Oh, Genna, I spent many hours entranced with the figure skaters and just in awe of their grace and strength. My mother would join in then, as would my Dad too LOL, hence he loved ALL sports. I am enjoying relaxing a bit. Hope you are too!
Hi Phyllis, I could watch it every day too! LOL, yes, that would be a great break. It is so mesmerizing to me and to be able to pick someone up while spinning around on ice is a miracle in my book!
Wow, Andrews, you are an all-around sports participant for sure! I will have to look up a couple of these here you have shared. Our football and soccer are two totally different sports. I love soccer... my son played when he was so small. Thanks!
Hi Dear Lawrence, thank you for sharing here. I have never heard of that phrase, "...a game for thugs played by gentlemen." How interesting.
The two quotes go together. "Soccer is a game for gentlemen played by thugs, Rugby is a game for thugs played by gentlemen!"
If you see the way the teams behave off the field you'd know what I mean by it. Have a good weekend
Yes, I understand for sure about the behavior off the field. That is often the case. Blessings
Hi PhoenixV, thank you for answering. Yes, I can understand about it not being the same as days gone by with our favorites out of the game for sure. We do watch the college football too.
Hi word55, I do love baseball but don't watch it much anymore without my dad around. How exciting about being in the dugout! Maybe you did indeed. Thank you for sharing here. God bless you.
Wow, Tim, great share here with all of your favorite sports over the years! I will have to admit about loving fast cars and say that I even wanted to be a racecar driver when I was younger LOL. Hope you find time to enjoy your favs more.
Hi Dear Ven, thank you so much for sharing your passion here for Cricket. I am so glad you are able to watch the matches now. Yes, marriage and jobs do take up a lot of time. Blessings
Hi Dear Lea, LOL, well, I can understand your reasons for not liking said sports ...I haven't watched them in so long that I forgot about the spitting. I went through a spell of watching NASCAR too, and it is understandable to be upset him changing.
Faith I read your other posts here and you can add ice hockey to my list of NO's...VERY dangerous. God gave us our bodies, and I can't understand why people damage them in these dangerous sports. NASCAR has come a long way with preventing injuries.
I have played hockey for over 1/2 century. Touch wood, not my head and never broke bones, teeth... Now I play old timers and there is no hitting or any animosity between us oldies. There is actually less impact of joints due to less viscosity of ice.
@ Lea, okay, you are increasing the NO list, but the question is ...what is your favorite not the sports you do not like LOL ...Thank you for sharing though, sweet friend. @ John, yes, being on the ice is less impact on the knees unless hit by a puc
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Ah, yes, Cricket ... is that similar to our football here in the US? Thank you for sharing of your wonderful and favorite sport of Cricket.
No Faith Cricket is quite different from Football.
You can have a better idea from www.youtube.com/watch?v=hEbOL09ACww
Oh, okay, thank you so much for sharing. Blessings
Cricket would be closer to baseball except you run between two sets of "wickets" instead of between the bases!