Aquatic tug of war is the best new sport

Thursday March 26th, 2015

There is a wonderful new sport on the scene that mixes the head to head competition of tug-of-war with the style and grace of rowing.

Lionel Messi looks tiny next to Gheorghe Muresan

Two teams of six rowers square off in a pool and try to push the boat forward while the other team rows in the opposite direction. It's a furious battle for rowing supremacy that the video's uploader has titled "Tug of Oar."

The real question is how has it taken this long for someone to come up with this sport? And where can we sign up for season tickets?

- Brendan Maloy

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