Sumo Kaboom

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

Episode 133: Tamawashi

Time Codes:

Tamawashi origin story
13:00 Tamawashi gets Kakuryu's help
14:00 long slow rise up the ranks
15:10 Smarty pants sister
16:10 outside sumo activities
16:30 cooking school skills
19:00 avoided the 2011 incident
20:55 children love him
22:00 why he does handicrafts
22:46 his fighting preferences
24:00 how to nodowa by Tamawashi
25:00 He's not flexible
25:25 kotenage dangers
27:10 slow slog to the top
32:00 Kinboshi records and more
32:30 perfect attendance
Another baker in the house... Shibatayama
34:28 texas toast and bakery business
34:28 Sumo Sweet buns
36:41 bad golfer

Survey for international fans who have seen sumo in Japan:

おすもうさん手作りクリスマスケーキ!玉鷲クッキング SUMO

Hakuho assesses his former rivals