Talk right now for MMA fans is UFC 114. Quinton “Rampage” Jackson and “Suga” Rashad Evans will skillfully pound each other silly at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas on Saturday, May 29.
Yes, there’s been warfare on skis, but mixed martial arts and skis?
The Canadian men’s ski team is implementing MMA into their dryland training. Makes sense, both sports demand bionic core strength. Canadian downhiller Jan Hudek (silver medalist 2007 Alpine Championships) said to TSN, “”I think you need a lot of testosterone for both of them. That comes pretty naturally with our group of guys. It makes everyone feel manly so that’s really why we do it.”
The Manly Canucks.
TSN.ca has the breakdown of a recent session.