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Sumo Wrestling in Fukuoka

We have shown you how they prepare for battle.   Now it is time to share some photos of the Sumo competition itself.  Last November, the world’s top Sumo wrestlers gathered in Fukuoka City for the Kyushu Bashoo.  Fukuoka is one of only four cities where Sumo competitions are held in Japan.  It was the first time for both Asawa and I to see a Sumo competition so we were naturally excited.  The wrestlers did not disappoint as they put on an amazing show for us.  As I said in the prior post, I have a whole  new respect for sumo wrestlers and their sport.  It takes a lifetime of commitment, passion and humility to excel in it. (more…)

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