To be the winner of a sumo bout, you have forced your opponent to either step out of the ring or touch the ground with some part of their body that is not the bottom of their feet. From National Geographic, watch this introduction to the Japanese sport of Sumo, a professional wrestling tradition exclusive to Japan.
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Akitoshi Tokubuchi is the 2013 Japan National Yo-Yo Champion and his winning routine makes it clear as to why.
YoyoRecreation’s Akitoshi Tokubuchi, who was the first runner-up last year, stepped up his game and is the 2013 Japan National Champion, beating Tatsuya Fujisaka by a hefty five point margin and Hiroyuki Suzuki by over ten points!
Go find some yo-yos. We’ve all got a lot of practicing to do.
This video of kite-flying Megateam Revolution was filmed by Gaétan in Berck-sur-Mer, France at the 27th Rencontres Internationales de Cerfs-Volants à Berck, one of the larger kite festivals in the world.
Watch how this team of kite flyers controls 30 kites in different formations for more than 12 minutes of high winds. You can also see more kites from the festival in this video (in French), including octopus, whale, and dragon designs. Then check out more wind videos and a few kite videos in the archives.
via Laughing Squid.
Previously: a camera mounted on a hula hoop.