Sport sport sport sport….

I was watching our friend learn how to rollerblade the other day, and I was enjoying watching the learning process. I’ve tried so many sports in my life, and find it exciting to continue to try new things. Here are a few I’ve given a go:

Swimming – started young cos I had asthma and was pretty handy at the school swimming carnivals
Gymnastics – started when I was fairly young and learned at the PCYC
Judo – did this at the PCYC as well, with my bro
Ballet – started when I was 4 years old, finished when I was 13. I got to the stage where I actually had to be good to continue!
Tap dancing – Did this for about 4 years as a teenager and LOVED IT!
Jazz dancing – I think I did this for 2 years (as well as tap and ballet) and liked it but wasn’t that good
Athletics – at primary school. I was good at sprinting, long jump and high jump. Until puberty hit…
Hockey – played hockey (goal keeper) from 10-years-old til 16, then again when I was 21/22 years old.
Soccer – played in high school and then again when I was 26/27 y/o (in goals again)
Basketball – was on the inter-school team (mandatory sport on a Wednesday)
Netball (indoor) – first played when I was 17/18 or so, then on and off in my 20s
Skiing – first learnt when I was 10 years old, then again for year 11 ski trip. Can’t wait to go again some time and try my hand at snow boarding
Indoor hockey – played for a few years in my late teens and again in my 20s I think
Wind surfing and catamaraning – both just for fun with family
Touch footy – Played when I was 23/24 but didn’t like it that much, then played down here in Melbourne last year and LOVED IT!
Ultimate disc – played 1 season last year with Hubs and enjoyed it, but the game times weren’t that convenient and it’s TOO COLD in Melbourne to play sports at night!
Going to the gymwell……..
Rollerblading – just for fun
Personal training – did that in my mid 20s with a friend, then just before our wedding with Hubs(we were totally buff!), being trained by one of my bridesmaids who’s a personal trainer and who LOVED kicking our butts.

Stuff I’ve tried once or twice: Tennis, Rebound volleyball, squash, badminton, backyard cricket (more than once or twice, clearly), karate, ju-jitsu, indoor rock climbing, sky diving (once is enough), lawn bowls.

So it kind of looks like I play sport the same way I work, but I did actually participate in a lot of these sports for a long time, so it’s totally different. 🙂 That’s all that I can think of at the moment, though, there could very well be more! (And there’s probably a really obvious one that I’ve missed!)

The moral of the story? I’ll try anything once!

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