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The skulls (Beijing 2008)

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posted on Aug, 16 2008 @ 03:38 PM
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I just noticed that the 1-man/woman rowing competitions in the 2008 Beijing Olympics is called 'The skulls"......

The skulls
en.wikipedia.org...

A major Hollywood feature a while back about Skulls & Bones secret society at Yale, where coincidently rowing was frequently featured, a sport for the upper class if you will.

Coincidence?

edit for spelling!

[edit on 16-8-2008 by StefanO]




posted on Aug, 16 2008 @ 04:20 PM
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Strikes me that you're really digging for a tie-in.

It's Scull - defined as a one, two or four person lightweight oar driven boat.
Oars called sculls in this case....



posted on Aug, 16 2008 @ 05:05 PM
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... yeaa.. isn't what they "DO" .. called "sculling"??

slap slap slap. bad thread.

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posted on Aug, 16 2008 @ 05:20 PM
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Actually, the bit I find interesting is that the scull has its origin in China. www.chinaculture.org... I always think of sculling as an Ivy-league sport, but the rotating oar method apparently dates back to the Han Dynasty.



posted on Aug, 17 2008 @ 02:44 PM
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Allright, My bad, crappy thread......I just kind of found it interesting, and was not aware of it being called skulling



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