Hear me out…
Until very recently I have been quite concerned with the youth culture in the United States.
Let’s just say that if I have to bet on our skinny jean wearing androgynous little glee watching participation ribbon getters or a billion factory working little Chinese fuckers in Nikes they made themselves??? I will be placing a healthy wager on the yellow team.
America’s Best Dance Crew, Twitter and Prius’s don’t win wars… Soldiers do…
Back in my day, I honed my skills on the playground where I was just as likely to end the confrontation with a figure four leglock as I was to give you a Rude Awakening. Point was, I played some G Damned sports and learned to wrestle from steroided up racist stereotypes every Monday.
Admittedly there is still wrestling and UFC has gained considerable popularity… Unfortunately as I age I realize that the WWE actually is the white trash soap opera my father proclaimed it to be and most UFC fans are Affliction T-Shirt wearing meat heads.
American Ninja Warrior on the other hand? This is a sport that celebrates agility, speed, strength and awesomeness. This is a sport that might come in handy when we inevitably get invaded after China realizes we have Totinos Pizza Rolls.
I have been watching the Ninja Warrior shows for a few seasons now, and it always struck me as one of the most bad ass television shows of all time. Until recently it never dawned on me that it had a legitimate chance to go mainstream. This season, this format… Has a very real breakout sport feel to it. This could be the Tipping Point for ANW, and I could not be happier.
After all, my fat ass isn’t going to war… Send these freaks
Also, it is an amazing sport to interact with the athletes in… I would imagine it is similar to the WSOP before Moneymaker’s fat ass won it.