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Wednesday, 11 February 2009

Sumo Wrestling: Part 2

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Location: Ryogoku Kokugikan, Tokyo, Japan
Event: Grand Sumo Tournaments
Date taken: September 22nd, 2008
Camera equipment: Nikon D300 + Nikkor 85mm f/1.4D



25 comments:

Mojo said...

Looks like a pretty lightweight class for sumo!

Kathy said...

Oh wow! Never seen that before in person.

J@n!ce said...

I've not seen one "live" so far :)

Political Poet said...

I love watching this sport on television. I even played it with my father when I was a small child. Humorous scenes for those watching us.

Mariposa said...

I still have to see one live!

Happy WW...

Lori said...

Oh my....scary!! Happy WW:)

julie said...

I wold love to see this sport live :)

Why are there a few people watching?

napaboaniya said...

Huge!!!
A sport that makes me wonder the thrill of seeing them slam each other down..

Bridget said...

What great photos! Very interesting! Happy WW

The Right Blue said...

Interesting series, CK. Happy WW.

Bobbie

Stan said...

It is truly amazing that these guys are so agile.

Robin said...

The arena looks so empty, was it a warmup?

Robyn Jones said...

Very cool pictures...I would have loved to have watched this in person....Makes me wonder what makes a person decide to get into this particular sport though....

Black on Campus said...

Cool sequence. I love the way the drama builds from one picture to the next. Who won?

catsynth said...

The photos tell the whole story of the sumo match.

EastCoastLife said...

It is so fun to watch sumo wrestling! I have not seen a real life one. :P

Shannon said...

Sumo is something I would love to see in person. Fascinating sport. Great shots!

modern mom said...

I've seen a real fight before, it was exciting.

Ryan@Cool Dad Central said...

Amazing how big that sport is in Japan. Pun not necessarily intended.

Michelle said...

Nice pics, fun to watch I bet.

Happy WW!

Sue said...

Cool pics of the Sumo wrestlers!

Ms. Foodie said...

I like watching sumo wrestling than the violent ones.

cafe au lait said...

It's fun to watch.When hubs watches sumo wrestling, I get to watch too.

Happy WW.

Ah Tee' (Con't from message from above) said...

Yaaa! I think my guess is correct!
You've really removed the top bra of the models in this post. Hahaha!

CK-II said...

Hey Ah Tee, don't be so naughty! Concentrate more on your studies! Hahaha! :D

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