Are you trying to kill me, sport?

Great article from Kazblah.com on Australian couch potatoes watching sport and lots of sport!

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Couch potatoes, unite! Image by RoboM8 Couch potatoes, unite!
Image by RoboM8

I’m not silly. I know being an elite athlete is about the worst thing you can do to your body. Strange as it may seem, all that fitness really isn’t good for you.

So I’ve opted for what I thought was a much safer pursuit as a couch potato.

Over the years, I’ve swum world records with Perkins and Thorpey, done c’mons with Lleyton, jumped hurdles with Sally Pearson, bowled out Poms with Warney and Ooh Aah Glenn McGrath or tonked them all over the park with Steve Waugh and Clarkey. I’ve done all this without even pulling a hammy.

Yes, there have been a few late nights and a few early rises. Sometimes both in the same day. But that’s the price you pay for being a champion in the field.

Six weeks ago though, I could see trouble on the horizon. The…

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