Badminton

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  1. Ed_Ibanez_Shred

    Ed_Ibanez_Shred Baritone sixes

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    Anyone here play the best racquet sport, badminton? :) Who's your favourite player/players?
     
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    arturocivit 7 String Newbie

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    I play tennis, which, BTW, is the best racquet sport! :lol::evil::lol:


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  3. Ed_Ibanez_Shred

    Ed_Ibanez_Shred Baritone sixes

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    I actually play tennis too, but I prefer badminton as I can play it all year round :yesway:
     
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    Oh, just saw your location, I understand now your last message, I live in the caribbean so it's kinda hot all the year, which sometimes, play with this weather, is a living hell, no pun intended, I played today by the way and at some point I needed to stop a little bit because of how hot the court was.
     
  5. Ed_Ibanez_Shred

    Ed_Ibanez_Shred Baritone sixes

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    Damn I can imagine :lol: The pros looked exhausted at the Aussie open, that was damn hot!
     
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    Omura SS.org Regular

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    I play Badminton, squash and tennis.
    Badminton is best, squash a close second, tennis is miles behind.
    It's no-where near as fun to play.
    Sucks chewing through shuttles though, I've been playing squash more recently as it's cheaper for me.
    I miss the badminton a lot.
     
  7. Ed_Ibanez_Shred

    Ed_Ibanez_Shred Baritone sixes

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    I've never played squash but i agree that badminton beats tennis both for participating and watching. I prefer the fast pace of badminton, it gets the fitness up way more than tennis does for me.
     
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    I used to. Pretty much my favourite sport when I was younger. But since there is no opportunity to play indoors, it's been a while. Weirdly, I remember playing badminton outside all summer when I was a kid, and my parents agree that we often had no wind at all, and now that happens at about 10 days per year. 7 of which are in winter, and 5 are rainy :D
     
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    Ya, badminton was my favorite in PE here in arizona. i once watched some professionals play, and its pretty cool. how big is it all around the world? is there places where it is a present part of culture?
     
  10. Ed_Ibanez_Shred

    Ed_Ibanez_Shred Baritone sixes

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    Yeah Asia mainly. The crowds at the big tournaments are 90% asian in my experience :lol:
     
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    Alex Kenivel Psycho, dont engage

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    Yeah I rocked hard at BM back in school. It helps that I was/am 6'1 and with long arms.
     
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    I am a tennis player myself. I wish I had more chances to play badminton though.
     
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    I played badminton for the first time in my high school PE class. We played quite often. I used to play whenever I could as a teenager. There was a place near where I lived where they would set up badminton courts some times of the year. They also supplied all the equipment, so I never cared for buying any of it. I had a blast. I suck at it, but it's tons of fun.
     

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