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Old 08-23-2012, 06:53 AM   #10
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No, I don't think it's a sport.

The end product isn't being judged on athletic performance. Of course, posing is hard work, but that's incidental to what's being judged. To me , that's what distinguishes a sport from other sorts of competition.

As I said on another thread, it's a bit like comparing a show car event to NASCAR or Formula One. It's about 'show' and not 'go'.

For the same reason, I wouldn't consider chess a sport, or darts, or snooker/billiards.
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