in honor of the olympics, worth1000 ran a photoshopping contest (you have to check those out from time to time — it’s good stuff) to take an olympic sport and add some element of danger to make it more interesting. actually, the creator of the contest was much more nasty about the olympics than i would be (i love watching them!):
Parallel bars…Yawn. Diving…Wake me when it’s over. Curling…get real.
Let’s face it. The Olympics is really about 2 hours of excitement packed into several days. Now let’s fix that. Take any Olympic event, summer or winter, and crank it up a notch. Add some real danger. Think “greased vaulting” or “broken glass long jump”, or “lava cycling” (as in the themepost by bpkelsey).
The rules of the game are thus…
Take any Olympic event, summer or winter, and add some danger to it to make it more interesting.
you can check them all out here. but these are a few of my favorites…