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[23 Aug 2008 | 2 Comments | ]
Return To Manliness Roundup:  Cuban TaeKwonDo Fighter Loses His Mind Edition

As with the weightlifter who nearly yanked his arm off dislocating his elbow from his body, yet another one of my manly sports at the Olympics has gained TONS of attention.  This time not for an incredible roundhouse that leaves one of the fighters wishing they took up swimming instead.
Cuban TaeKwonDo fighter, Angel Matos, lost his mind today after being disqualified at the Olympics for taking too long on an injury timeout. He thought best to attempt to remove the referee’s head with one of his feet.  Interesting footage, don’t …

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[7 Aug 2008 | 5 Comments | ]
Manliest Summer Olympic Sporting Events

Beijing is a just a few days away and I am usually not that interested in what goes on. But this year, the summer games are being held in China – the hotbed of just about everything as of late. From business to oil to imports to exports to autos to politics to whatever – China is center stage.
As I was running down the schedule my next couple of weeks of 3:00 AM TV watching, I really wanted to make sure I was taking in all the right …

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[31 Jul 2008 | 10 Comments | ]
Manliest Moments In Olympics History

We are just a mere week away from the start of the 2008 Summer Olympics and I thought it important to highlight some incredible historical moments. This is a list of “manliest” moments in Olympic history. Many times, they are not the most heroic or most successful – just ones that make us all stop and think what we are capable of as human beings.
When considering manliness, we often think of facing our shortcomings and our greatest fears. We want to win, but also know that it …