Lists

Seven Summer Olympic Sports That, Yes, Really Are Olympic Sports

The last time people around the world gathered around their TV screens to watch the Summer Olympics, swimming was the name of the game and Michael Phelps was the star of the show. He'll be making his third Olympic appearance this August, but by now we're getting a little bored watching him swim back and forth really fast and getting medals.

So, to break things up on your personal Olympics programming guide try tuning into these seven sports you probably forgot (or never even knew) were in the summer Olympics.

KEEP PHOENIX NEW TIMES FREE... Since we started Phoenix New Times, it has been defined as the free, independent voice of Phoenix, and we'd like to keep it that way. With local media under siege, it's more important than ever for us to rally support behind funding our local journalism. You can help by participating in our "I Support" program, allowing us to keep offering readers access to our incisive coverage of local news, food and culture with no paywalls.
Lauren Saria
Contact: Lauren Saria