Marshall Terry, a reporter for WFAE in Charlotte, NC eats a pepper that is being submitted to Guiness as the world's hottest. Caution: there is hurling and hallucinating.
Catapult Kits. Big or small, classic or modern, no matter their taste, you'll find something to drive everyone on your holiday shopping list ballistic. It's all fun and games (audio), but be sure to plan ahead so no one gets hurt.
Hurling, the national sport of
is known as the fastest
(mpeg) field sport. It is one of many Gaelic games unique to Ireland ,
collectively they are known as the GAA. The origin
of hurling date back at least 2000 years and is prevalent in many Irish legends
(rm). Playing hurling (wmv)
requires great skill
it’s described as cross between field
hockey and lacrosse,
but with the ability to hit the ball like a baseball into
the air. Equipment mainly consists of
the hurley and the sliothar
(ball), while many players wear helmets, many choose
not to. Every year, the All-Ireland
Championship is played in Croke Park
where the top two counties
compete. All hurlers are amateur athletes, there are no professionals. Its
popularity is on the rise in North
America as well as Europe.
The women's version of hurling is called camogie. Ireland