7 April 2023 21:40
What are the best single moments that have ever happened in sport?
michael johnson running very fast?
Posted this earlier and would be interested in similar stuff from other sports.
what makes your spine tingle, or eyes well up every time you watch it?
this is mine:
Watching this again for the hundredth time
Is it the most perfect moment in sport ever?
The build up from the commentators, the framing, the actual shot, the reaction, the crowd, tigers reaction, literally everything.
Nike couldn’t make a better commercial if they paid an agency $100 billion to make it. I think they actually did just turn it into a tv ad without editing.
(if this is successful, might do a world cup of sports greatest hits)
This is always what comes to mind. Just the perfect encapsulation of football in about 5 minutes. The good and bad. The highs and lows.
Not saying it’s the pinnacle but it’s a very good distillation of the essence of it.
We were in a pub after DiS Football watching this with an ex-DiSer Leicester fan. Hard as it is to believe, the whole pub was pretty much silent as Deeney’s goal went in as everyone felt so sorry for him
Final out of the 2016 World Series
(last Leicester one honest)
7 April 2023 21:55
what happened next?!? did they score a try?
Not sure that it’s a ‘Greatest Hit’ but it meets all your criteria
7 April 2023 22:02
yeah this sort of thing is good
Giants win the Super Bowl and the Patriots lose their undefeated season. Never better.
Helmet catch even has it’s own wikipedia page, that glorious. He never caught another pass in his career.
The Helmet Catch was an American football play involving New York Giants quarterback Eli Manning and wide receiver David Tyree in the final two minutes of Super Bowl XLII on February 3, 2008. It featured Manning escaping from the grasp of three New England Patriots defensive players and throwing a forward pass, followed by Tyree making a leaping catch by pressing the ball against his helmet. The play, a 32-yard gain during a drive on which the Giants scored the game-winning touchdown, was instr...