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Bizarre Fact #1:
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A squash ball moving at 150 kilometers per hour has the same impact of a .22 bullet.

Bizarre Fact #2:
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Approximately one out of four injuries by athletes involve the wrist and hand.

Bizarre Fact #3:
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Bill Russell was the first black head coach of a major league pro sports team.

Bizarre Fact #4:
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Billiards used to be so popular at one time that cigarette cards were issued featuring players.

Bizarre Fact #5:
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Ellen Macarthur, yachtswoman, had a total of 891 naps in 94 days that were each 36 minutes long while on her Vendee Round the Globe yacht race.

Bizarre Fact #6:
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Historically, a blue ribbon has been awarded for first prize.

Bizarre Fact #7:
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In Australia, a common "Boxing day" activity is surfing.

Bizarre Fact #8:
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In the 1930's, American track star Jesse Owens used to race against horses and dogs to earn a living.

Bizarre Fact #9:
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Karate actually originated in India, but was developed further in China.

Bizarre Fact #10:
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Kite flying is a professional sport in Thailand.


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