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Behold Yao Ming's humanity.
Really drink it in. Watch him curl himself over his club. Watch him swing it like it's a pencil. Watch him pull his head and get all grass. It's what you want. It's what we all want.
We like to know our Goliaths can be taken down. We like to know Superman has a kryptonite. Just like us!
Is there anything more annoying than watching some great athlete excell at everything? Probably so. But still, it's awful. It's like, OK, fine, you're awesome at basketball, but do you have to be able to learn to water ski in two minutes too? Ugh. The worst.
Yao spares us of that with his golf performance at a charity event in his native China. Good on you, Yao. Good on you.
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Not much really you can say about the hilarious video below of Yao Ming needing two hacks to get the ball up on the green from close by, just that it’s not surprising that a guy who stands 7’6″ might struggle playing a game better designed for a person of more average height. The video [...]
Over the weekend, Yao Ming decided to hit the links and play a little bit of golf in China.For those of you wondering, how well does a 7'6 Asian guy play golf? It appears from the clip that Mr. Ming needs to work on his swing:
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