Originally Posted by grecian
Well yes, but they knew it was going to be played at altitude, so why did they use these beach balls, maybe even have ones that would fly less?
Just silly IMHO.
The regulations governing the weight of the ball haven't changed in over a century, it's not like they're using some ultra light ball for a bit of a giggle.
There's been no complaints that I'm aware of after the Jabulani has been used in other competitions.