Bike Polo: No Horses, No Rules - (AUDIO)

 Wow, he looks mad at me. (image via  Doug D, Hardcourt Bike Polo )

Wow, he looks mad at me. (image via Doug D, Hardcourt Bike Polo)

People often think of polo as a refined sport played by wealthy men on horseback. What happens when you replace the horses with bicycles, you throw out a lot of the rules, and you add some WWE-style showmanship? You get bike polo – a fast-paced and anarchic sport that’s gaining a cult following in the United States. Victor Li reports.

 

Thanks to Ellen London (Columbia J-School '10) for the host intro.
 

UPDATE (3/18/10): The pic is from the Hardcourt Bike Polo website. There's a comment under it about me needing to get off the decaf, which I found to be pretty funny. If s/he only knew how much coffee I went through on any given day...

Victor Li

chicago, il