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Saturday, October 25, 2014

Articles tagged: Wacky Stuff

Triathlete Leah Prudhomme attacked by otter while swimming

Triathlete Leah Prudhomme needed several rabies shots after being attacked by a sea otter while swimming in a Minnesota lake last week. Prudhomme, who has done seven half Ironman triathlons and also coaches triathletes, suffered the injuries while training with a friend for her second full Ironman Triathlon. The two were swimming in Island Lake…Read More

Australian rugby player accused of peeing his pants to scare away tacklers

An Australian rugby player was investigated last week after an opposing team accused the player of urinating in his shorts to scare off tacklers. You can’t make this stuff up. According to The Daily Telegraph, the Wollongong Vikings sent a letter to the the Illawarra District Rugby Union (IDRU) accusing an Avondale player of urinating…Read More

Tennis Player Elise Tamaela Reportedly Beaten Up by Player’s Father

We’ve heard of crazy parents in sports doing some wild things, but this may top the list. Dutch tennis player Elise Tamaela (pictured) says she was assaulted by Mihai Barbat, the father of another tennis player, Karen Barbat. Tamaela was supporting countrywoman Danielle Harmsen who was playing Karen Barbat (a Danish player) in a qualifying…Read More

Highlights from the Redneck Olympics in Maine (Video)

The Redneck Olympics took place this weekend in Hebron, Maine, drawing a crowd of hundreds. The rules were simple: beer and facial hair mandatory, tank tops and tattoos optional, and proper grammar forbidden. According to the Sun Journal, some of the events included: – tug-of-war – the beer trot – bobbing for pigs’ feet –…Read More

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