Is This The Most Exciting Olympic Event?

It has fast-paced action, amazing feats of athleticism, intense competition and nail-biting finishes.

Swimming?  Gymnastics?  Basketball?

Nope. Handball.

Yep, that’s right.  Handball. It’s an unbelievably exciting sport that gets almost no attention. NBC hasn’t aired any games yet and you have to go online to watch any of the action. I bet if the USA actually had a team in this event, we’d see it on TV.

Now, I’m not taking about American handball, but rather team handball aka Olympic handball. The former is like squash without the racquets and the latter is  a 7 vs 7 sport that looks like a blend of lacrosse, soccer, hockey and basketball. That’s not the most accurate description, but feel free to read more about  Team Handball.

Well, if you haven’t seen it in action, I highly recommend that you check it out.  If you need some convincing, watch this video:

(If you don’t like the music just turn the volume down, but don’t stop watching!)

(If video doesn’t load, follow this link to watch Team Handball.)

So, what did you think? Is this the most exciting Olympic event?

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