Originally Posted by Bahnz
Shooting is just stupid, there is no athletic dimension to it. At least with archery you still need decent upper body strength to maintain accuracy whilst drawing the bow.
BMX can go and get ****ed too, even if we are likely to medal.
One of my teachers was a shooter in the Commonwealth Games a while ago (think she medalled, as well).
Based on what she's said, it sounds surprisingly demanding and difficult.
I agree that squash should be in the Games. Fun sport to play.
On the topic of Dressage, I made the obvious 'its just walking around in a square' joke to my now ex-girlfriend (events unrelated). Owning a horse herself, she proceeded to explain exactly why it isn't as easy as it looks. Doesn't require as much physical fitness per se
, however it involves ridiculous skill, effort, time and money. The latter two proving why the Royal Family is so good at it.
As for the question, anything Australia doesn't win