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HeLLrAzOr
06-08-2006, 02:37 AM
One of my friends told me that paintball is going 2 be a Olympic sport now...Is this true?

marvin-martian
06-08-2006, 02:46 AM
probally not, and it shouldnt.

thechubbss12
06-08-2006, 04:38 AM
We can only Hope.... Odds are it will not be in the olypics...

Rancid
06-08-2006, 02:09 PM
hmm it would be very interesting if it was in the olympics... i would defenitally tune in

UKwithPride
06-08-2006, 03:13 PM
hmm it would be very interesting if it was in the olympics... i would defenitally tune in
What? Figure skating isn't enough for you? :dodgy:

Rancid
06-08-2006, 03:17 PM
lol I am a DIE HARD figure skating fan who doesent like figure skating?

marvin-martian
06-08-2006, 03:27 PM
figure skatings awesome. its one of my favorite events. seriously.

thechubbss12
06-08-2006, 05:41 PM
I just watch it for the beautiful women..... Same with Gymnastics.... But what i realy like to see (not in a gay way) is the weightlifting in olympics.... Being a weight lifter myself my 400lbs squat max looks like nothing to these guys =(...

Recon by Fire
06-08-2006, 08:00 PM
Olympic Curling! ROFL


Paintball in the Olympic Games....don't hold your breath.

WhatThaSmurf
06-08-2006, 08:26 PM
but really, how did curling get in?

HeLLrAzOr
06-09-2006, 02:23 PM
LoL..U guys r going a little off topic here...

oldnewb
06-10-2006, 05:59 AM
but really, how did curling get in?

I'll forgive you for saying that, seeing as you live in Tenessee ;) Curling is actually a big deal in just about every other dominant winter sports nation except the U.S. I live in Canada, and when the men's or women's team gets to the gold medal finals, it gets more press coverage and more front pages of newspapers than anything other than hockey.

As for some sports being considered "more worthy" than paintball for being in the Olympics, I know I was aghast when they tried out bowling as a "test" Olympic sport. Paintball will probably never get into the Olympics... I think most "X-Treme" sports have a bias against them in those kind of circles. If we were to see BMX and skateboarding, or perhaps motorcross get in, then I think we might have a chance.