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Olympics 2012: Team handball, an exciting sport mostly unknown to America
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“I walked out [of my first handball match] and said, ‘I’ve never seen this sport, I can’t believe we don’t have this in the United States,’” Utz said. “It’s an easy sell over here.”
Yet there’s still no substitute for the original. Denmark is credited with founding team handball in 1906 and will forever be the sport’s home. To truly appreciate it, take a bus to the outskirts of Copenhagen, stand among the handball faithful and soak up the distinct culture you can’t find anywhere else.
Oh, and don’t forget to drink the Carlsberg.
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