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    Team Handball (and "northern" America)

    Hey you all over there,

    I just wanted to ask if you knew Team Handball, and if yes, is it played in you school/university/whatever? Is it an "exotic" sport in the US (and Canada?) ?
    I think it's a very dynamic sport that requires athletics as well as very keen skills with the ball., and is also very entertaining to watch.
    Here's a compilation of some nice goals/saves.... though the last 3 or 4 scenes are pretty standard (I think they are from the video author's team )
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    No point mentioning these bats, I thought. The poor bastard will see them soon enough.

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    In Denmark, handball is a huge thing, both in the media and on amateur basis.

    I play it meself.

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    im from germany and handball is somehow popular here.. i mean not as popular as soccer/football but i think its the second or third most popular sport.

    but i dont like it.. dunno... its boring for me, but just my oppinion

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    Yep I know, in Europe (especially in Scandinavia, eastern Europe, Germany, France and Spain), it's huge. Like in the top 3-5 sports huge.
    That's why I wanted to know from Americans/non-Europeans, sorry if that wasn't clear enough.
    No point mentioning these bats, I thought. The poor bastard will see them soon enough.

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    I came into this thread expecting something else

    Looks like fun though
    Too fat to be a bodybuilder..
    Too weak to be a powerlifter..

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    NYC here and we played this during gym class in high school.. so it's not totally foreign

    except.. it wasn't "hey, lemme try and score a goal".. it was more like "hey, lemme see if i can bean the goalie in the face"

    fun times
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    I love handball, it's a lot of fun imo.

    I'd play it more if there were more local interest.
    I drink craft beer, listen to a broad spectrum of music, and am an avid Seattle Seahawks and San Francisco Giants fan!

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    Never heard of or seen handball in my life. But I live in the middle of nowhere Nebraska in the US.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Necrocurious View Post
    Never heard of or seen handball in my life. But I live in the middle of nowhere Nebraska in the US.
    it's an acquired taste. kinda like tennis.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Asics View Post
    I love handball, it's a lot of fun imo.

    I'd play it more if there were more local interest.
    And you're in the US?
    No point mentioning these bats, I thought. The poor bastard will see them soon enough.

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    Quote Originally Posted by sheffield View Post
    NYC here and we played this during gym class in high school.. so it's not totally foreign

    except.. it wasn't "hey, lemme try and score a goal".. it was more like "hey, lemme see if i can bean the goalie in the face"

    fun times
    Yea I had team handball for gym freshman year, it's a really fun game.

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