Se ha denunciado esta presentación.
Utilizamos tu perfil de LinkedIn y tus datos de actividad para personalizar los anuncios y mostrarte publicidad más relevante. Puedes cambiar tus preferencias de publicidad en cualquier momento.

Fox Tossing, Firework Boxing, and Other Forgotten Sports

20.947 visualizaciones

Publicado el

From octopus wrestling to flagpole sitting, documentary filmmaker and author Edward Brooke-Hitching discusses his fascination with the hilarious, absurd, and downright dangerous sports and pastimes of days gone by, as detailed in his book 'Fox Tossing And Other Forgotten and Dangerous Sports, Pastimes, and Games'. Learn more at http://books.simonandschuster.com/Fox-Tossing/Edward-Brooke-Hitching/9781501115141?mcd=vd_slideshare

Have you ever wondered what people did for fun throughout history? Edward Brooke-Hitching began to wonder the same thing while flipping through an eighteenth-century German book on hunting, and found a bygone sport in which German nobles launched foxes into the air. This random discovery of a game that slipped through the mainstream historical cracks led him to wonder: how many other sports have been left out of modern history accounts? Now, Brooke-Hitching shares his hilarious journey to discover the curious recreations contrived by mankind that have long since gone extinct (for good reason).

Compiling more than 100 of the most puzzling, cruel, and ludicrous games that have ever been played, including Aerial Golf, Hidden Hunting, Ski Ballet, Eel Pulling, and many more, Brooke-Hitching chronicles an entertaining romp through forgotten leisurely pastimes that history wanted you to forget—and that you definitely shouldn’t try at home.

An illuminating gift book filled with acerbic humor and charming illustrations, 'Fox Tossing' is sure to be enjoyed by many—and will let you take solace in knowing that at least your grandfather wasn’t the genius who invented “Tortoise Racing,” or any of the other games too stupid, or too harmful to withstand the test of time.

Publicado en: Deportes
  • Do This Simple 2-Minute Ritual To Loss 1 Pound Of Belly Fat Every 72 Hours ◆◆◆ http://scamcb.com/bkfitness3/pdf
       Responder 
    ¿Estás seguro?    No
    Tu mensaje aparecerá aquí
  • How to stop hair loss in just 2 weeks ➤➤ http://t.cn/AiHip2fH
       Responder 
    ¿Estás seguro?    No
    Tu mensaje aparecerá aquí
  • How can I sharpen my memory? How can I improve forgetfulness? find out more... ♥♥♥ https://tinyurl.com/brainpill101
       Responder 
    ¿Estás seguro?    No
    Tu mensaje aparecerá aquí
  • 22lbs GONE in 13 days with this strange carb-pairing trick.. ●●● http://t.cn/AiYhcYmI
       Responder 
    ¿Estás seguro?    No
    Tu mensaje aparecerá aquí
  • Discover A Simple Holistic System For Curing Acne Once And For All using 100% Guaranteed All-Natural Method. Click Here  http://scamcb.com/buk028959/pdf
       Responder 
    ¿Estás seguro?    No
    Tu mensaje aparecerá aquí

×