Sumo Kaboom

Leslie and Laurie Collins, Texan sisters, comedians, and diehard sumo fans, talk about all things sumo.

Episode 78: Terunofuji's Inspiration

Time Codes
0:30 News - Rikishi Karaoke and Leslie’s dream
4:20 That’s My Dream
5:10 Kenny Loggins and Dolly Partner
6:00 Terunofuji Inspiration
7:30 Paraolympics
9:20 Yoshiki Fuse
13:00 Futabayama
15:45 Tokitsukaze stable
16:28 Terrible childhood accidents
17:30 Blow darts, waves, and anchor - That’s Terrible! What’s the story?
18:45 There’s not a blow dart gun documentary to watch!!?
20:20 Gonosen and martial arts
26:50 Fun Fact. Cult.
29:00 ASL for sumo
31:00 JSA Outreach to more people with disabilities
33:30 Sumo wrestlers currently fighting with low vision
34:30 All sumo wrestlers have glasses that are too small
36:00 Paraolympic Wrestling Sports
38:00 All the things that sumo wrestlers fight with - poor eyesight, social anxiety, injury, dysentary
38:50 Ditto!
39:00 Duets, Trios and the Jonas Brothers
39:30 Shout Outs

Sources:
https://ja.wikipedia.org/wiki/%E5%8F%8C%E8%91%89%E5%B1%B1%E5%AE%9A%E6%AC%A1

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Futabayama_Sadaji

https://www.japantimes.co.jp/sports/2020/01/20/sumo/legendary-futabayama-set-standard-sumo-greatness/
https://www2.nhk.or.jp/archives/jinbutsu/detail.cgi?das_id=D0009250024_00000

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Go_no_sen
https://www.asahi.com/ajw/articles/14362038?fbclid=IwAR1eJWzBZiKGT25bKOoUEgXKuB-JWihwRAZbjTk79Jdg0fRVPQFrIQzBqoU
https://www.accessible-japan.com/sensational-sumo-accessibility-and-affect-in-japanese-sports/
https://www.joelbarish.com/videos/nb-asia/nb-japan/tokyo-sumo-experience/https://sumowrestling.fandom.com/wiki/Sadanoumi_Takashi
Akiseyama: The man who fought with failing sight
https://www.japantimes.co.jp/sports/2016/10/20/sumo/sumo-body-spreads-awareness-ancient-sport-ahead-tokyo-2020-games/
https://youtu.be/TpE4FJOFgxQ
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nishikigi_Tetsuya
https://www.nikkansports.com/battle/sumo/news/1644160.html
https://mainichi.jp/english/articles/20171015/p2a/00m/0na/002000c
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