Remove Ad, Sign Up
Remove Ad, Sign Up
Register to Remove Ad
Register to Remove Ad
Register to Remove Ad
Register to Remove Ad
Signup for free
for more features
and less ads
About   Users   Help
Users & Guests Online
On Page:
Directory: 3 & 19
Entire Site: 23 & 138
Page Staff: m0ssb3rg935, Eirinn, Yuna1000,
04-22-18 10:44 PM

Thread Information

Views
755
Replies
7
Rating
0
Status
CLOSED
Thread
Creator
billythekidmons..
09-05-11 04:06 PM
Last
Post
Minuano
10-01-11 05:17 PM

Thread Actions

Thread Closed




Add to favorites

 

What makes a sport a sport?

 

09-05-11 04:06 PM
billythekidmonster is Offline
Link | 43 Words

Level: 119


POSTS: 3276/4999
POST EXP: 206588
LVL EXP: 18723808
CP: 347.7
VIZ: 94569

Likes: 0  Dislikes: 0
I say that you have to put in physical effort for it to be a sport. I think that you should probably be sweating from work. So I do not count video games as a sport. :P

What makes a sport to you?
Member
3rd place in the August 2011 VCS! I got 3rd place in the October 2010 VCS! 3DS friend code 1762-2680-4239 pm me yours


Affected by 'Laziness Syndrome'

Registered: 08-16-10
Last Post: 2315 days
Last Active: 2037 days

Related Content

Content Coming Soon

09-05-11 04:07 PM
YourMajestyKen is Offline
Link | 19 Words

YourMajestyKen
Level: 188


POSTS: 8084/14514
POST EXP: 421681
LVL EXP: 91866954
CP: 6609.1
VIZ: 310549

Likes: 0  Dislikes: 0
A sport is basically something both competitive and physical. If either or is lacking then it isn't a sport.
Vizzed Elite
WINNER of February 2011 VCS! WINNER of June 2011 VCS! WINNER of October 2011 VCS!


Affected by 'Laziness Syndrome'

Registered: 10-01-10
Location: The Heart Of New York City
Last Post: 662 days
Last Active: 270 days

09-08-11 01:19 AM
Someone70 is Offline
Link | 184 Words

Someone70
Level: 144


POSTS: 2788/8111
POST EXP: 305427
LVL EXP: 36642125
CP: 4939.9
VIZ: 25323

Likes: 0  Dislikes: 0
To me, an activity doesn't have to be physical for it to count as a sport. A sport can be something that you enjoy doing a lot, and strive to be better at, and not necessarily contain a lot of physical work.

For example, take the sport of racing cars. There, you don't really do a lot of physical work. You're sitting in the car and sweating from the heat, but it's not like you're running or lifting something heavy. And yet the sport has millions of fans that come out to watch races happen all the time.

There's also the sport of bowling. You don't do much physical work in that except lift a heavy ball, and that ball is designed for you to carry comfortably. So there's no real labor involved, but ask around and you'll hear that bowling is also a sport.

So I argue that it doesn't have to be physical or competitive with other people in order to be a sport. It's just an activity that you have a passion for and can always strive to get better at.
Vizzed Elite
#1 Touhou fan!|
Nitori Kawashiro


Affected by 'Laziness Syndrome'

Registered: 06-02-11
Last Post: 635 days
Last Active: 546 days

09-08-11 08:08 PM
Eddy88 is Offline
Link | 29 Words

Eddy88
Level: 128


POSTS: 667/6130
POST EXP: 171931
LVL EXP: 24022239
CP: 6813.4
VIZ: 219933

Likes: 0  Dislikes: 0
For Me, a Sport is a Sport when you feel tired later of Doing and when you feel that Satisfaction feeling... Those are the Things that make a Sport.
Vizzed Elite
[7:43 PM]mlb789:Quote me


Affected by 'Laziness Syndrome'

Registered: 06-13-11
Location: Argentina
Last Post: 1665 days
Last Active: 1614 days

09-17-11 12:21 PM
cooleo is Offline
Link | 17 Words

cooleo
Level: 61


POSTS: 977/1093
POST EXP: 16035
LVL EXP: 1837024
CP: 41.5
VIZ: 44936

Likes: 0  Dislikes: 0
when it's competitive i think it's a sport but it does have to have something physical involved
Trusted Member
CHRISTIAN FOR LYFE


Affected by 'Laziness Syndrome'

Registered: 03-26-11
Last Post: 1961 days
Last Active: 306 days

09-25-11 12:32 PM
septembern is Offline
Link | 38 Words

septembern
Level: 187


POSTS: 10865/13800
POST EXP: 413008
LVL EXP: 89678201
CP: 3474.1
VIZ: 197965

Likes: 0  Dislikes: 0
Yeah, I think a sport that involves some sort of competition that normally leaves strains and other things from physical exertion or restraint.

I have strained one of my arms after throwing a bowling ball too hard :P
Vizzed Elite
Winner of the April 2012 Tour de Vizzed


Affected by 'Laziness Syndrome'

Registered: 12-05-09
Last Post: 2140 days
Last Active: 1527 days

09-25-11 01:06 PM
seanne is Offline
Link | 21 Words

seanne
Level: 61


POSTS: 270/1092
POST EXP: 27813
LVL EXP: 1811773
CP: 861.7
VIZ: 1477

Likes: 0  Dislikes: 0
For me it's an extra activity where I really enjoy, and got some competition or if it is really interesting....like Snorkelling....
Unknown

Affected by 'Laziness Syndrome'

Registered: 05-29-11
Last Post: 2070 days
Last Active: 2070 days

(edited by seanne on 09-25-11 01:12 PM)    

10-01-11 05:17 PM
Minuano is Offline
Link | 8 Words

Minuano
Galacta
Level: 100


POSTS: 884/3197
POST EXP: 101674
LVL EXP: 10150514
CP: 6146.6
VIZ: 56022

Likes: 0  Dislikes: 0
Physical Effort, teamwork (sometimes), and of course fun.
Vizzed Elite

I gotta believe!


Affected by 'Laziness Syndrome'

Registered: 09-03-09
Location: Miami, FL
Last Post: 275 days
Last Active: 31 days

Links