"competition" related posts on the blog

Here’s to Yoyo, a good game and interesting photo subject

a spool dancing on a string in various combinations

Hungarion version

Gökten Uzuner of Turkey competes during the Yoyo European Championships in Budapest, Hungary on February 24, 2013.

Now you might be thinking yoyo is just for kids, a humble spool attached to a string rolling up and down until you (soon) get bored. There are clearly some however who cannot get enough of it and have developed some rather special ways of getting tricks out of the yoyo.

Well trained shapes prepare for competition

body fitness in the spotlight

Hungarion version

Participants adjust their makeup before the first WBPF body building and body fitness world cup in Budaors, Hungary on June 9, 2012.

Body building and its related competitions have a unique world that is easily identified and cannot be compared to anything else in the world. Here are some of my pictures from the first world cup of the WBPF federation in my country, held in the City Sports Center in Budaörsi, Hungary.

Hungarian horseback archers triumph

they beat the rest of Europe again

Hungarion version

Lajos Kassai of Hungary shoots his arrow during the European Open Championship of Horseback Archery in Veroce, about 60 km (37 miles) north of the capital Budapest, Hungary on August 31, 2012.

Historic Hungarian horseback archers once beat armies of Europe with their famous backwards fireing capabilities. This memory revisited when World record holder Lajos Kassai won the Horseback Archery European Championships last weekend. His students followed him in the awards ceremony.

Flydogs – frizbee gives wings to a dog

watch these canine cuties flying around

Hungarion version

Enrico Collini of Italy competes with his dog Jack during the Flydogs Extreme Distance Frisbee European Championships held in Budapest, Hungary. Saturday, 16. June 2012.

Last weekend we had Flydogs Extreme Distance dog frisbee European Championships held in Budapest. It is a sport that grants mutual fun for both dog and owner as well and an oblivious play but it also entertains the audience as well.