Weekly Hypothetical: create one Olympic Game for St. Louis citizens.
It’s been a long time since St. Louis hosted the Olympic Games. 108 years, actually. In fact, we talked about the absurdity of the 1904 marathon race during last week’s episode. It was a doozy.
Nevertheless, St. Louis prides themselves on being a dominant collective fan base. Okay, fine. We pretty much only like baseball and maybe a little hockey, but that narrowed passion easily makes up for our apathy for football, basketball and anything else. The IOC (International Olympic Committee) has taken note. Instead of awarding the entire Olympic Games to St. Louis due to irresolvable crime and a lack of public transportation, the IOC has approved a few special games to be played in the Gateway City.
And they’ve decided to use our Weekly Hypothetical to harvest ideas.
Let’s do it.
St. Louis has for years proclaimed itself the most rabid fan base of all professional sports cities. Finally, the International Olympic Committee has taken notice.
Board members have decided to allow into the games a new sport in which only St. Louis fans are allowed to compete. You’re charged with the task of coming up with said sport, which should encapsulate the STL fanbase’s strengths, characteristics, and quirks. Go.
We’ll read the top three answers on Episode 18 of The JoeSportsFan Show this Friday and give a JSF logo t-shirt to the lucky individual that scores top honors.
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