5 Useless Olympic Sports: Seriously, Why Bother?

MissMc3

*Disclaimer: I don't mean to offend anyone, this is a personal opinion.

This is a list of all the sports I think, although difficult to accomplish, are kind of pointless.

1) Archery

Useless Olympic Sports (Why Bother?)

Sure, it's hard to do and might be a fun hobby, but what are you going to get out of it? You win a medal and then what? Nobody cares and you can't really make a career out of it, so why bother?

2) Kayaking

5 Useless Olympic Sports: Seriously, Why Bother?

Not just kayaking, but any event similar (I.E. Canoeing, Rowing, Sailing), is just redundant. How are you going to make money from it? A career? Become well known? You essentially gain nothing.

3) Fencing

5 Useless Olympic Sports: Seriously, Why Bother?

Okay, you've got a gold medal in fencing, now what? Are you going to make a living by stabbing people and taking their money? Because I doubt you can do much else with it.

4) Synchronized Swimming

5 Useless Olympic Sports: Seriously, Why Bother?

Who the f*ck spends their entire life trying to be the worlds best synchronized swimmer?

5) Pole Vaulting

5 Useless Olympic Sports: Seriously, Why Bother?

WHY? WHAT ARE YOU GOING TO DO WITH THE ABILITY TO FLIP YOURSELF OVER A POLE WITH ANOTHER POLE? It looks incredibly difficult, I'll give them that, but why? What are you going to do with a Gold in that?

So there you have it, a slight rant about Olympic events that I think are pointless.

*Let me know what events you think are pointless are in the comments*

5 Useless Olympic Sports: Seriously, Why Bother?
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