How Do You Define Sport?

How do you define sport or athlete? There are nearly 60 events in the Summer and Winter Olympics, but each year there are some that get people to stop and ask, “How is this a sport?” And then there’s another event that’s become very popular in competitive sports world — Sport (Cup) Stacking. Watch this video to learn about this fast growing sport! Then reply to this post with a response to the question — What makes cup stacking a sport?

70 thoughts on “How Do You Define Sport?

  1. What makes cup stacking a sport is the ability to do something. In other words using other academics to compete or play a sport.

  2. I think that this should be a sport because they can inspire and learn from them. Also, this can help your learning in schools. This should be a sport because anyone can do it. This is why I think that this should be a sport.

  3. I think that this should be a sport because they can inspire and learn from them. Also, this can help your learning in schools. This should be a sport because anyone can do it. This is why I think that staking should be a sport.

  4. I think cup stacking shouldn’t be a sport even though it is competitive it shouldn’t be a sport. It is like saying a board game like risk is a sport because it is competitive.

  5. Cup stacking is DEFINITELY NOT A SPORT!! YOU STAND BEHIND A TABLE!? The fact that Jordan quit football and all her other sports is CRAZY!! Don’t we want kids to be ACTIVE!

    • I disagree. In cup stacking, you have to have lots of focus, and you have to rapidly use your hands to stack thick, slippery cps quicker than all your competiters

    • You sound so certain Max! How would you define “sport”? What is it about baseball or tennis that make them sports? What do they have that cup stacking does not?

  6. Stacking might not be a something you think of when you think about sports,but nether is skiing or swimming. Chess is a sport so why isn’t stacking a sport? If people think it’s a sport, then it is.

  7. what makes cup stacking a sport is the focus and all the movement you have to train to get better you
    can’t just say you want to be a cup stacker and then be as good as the people you see on YouTube you have to work hard to get there.

  8. Sport-An activity involving physical and mental strength,and skill to compete with yourself or a team, for fun,entertainment, or to be better fit.

  9. I don’t think cup stacking is a sport because its not intensive and its just stacking cups or moving you’re hands hands.

  10. It is a sport because you are moving around and you can compete and usually when you compete, it is a sport. There is a strategy to it so it is more of a sport. People consider chess a sport and it is very strategic. Cup stacking is strategic because you have to think ahead and plan your moves like in chess.

  11. Cup Stacking is a sport because like most sports it is competitive, there are competitions, people try to get an award like a trophy or a medal, and like all sports, competitors need to focus and use their skills and use strategies. Just because it isn’t the most popular sport doesn’t mean it isn’t a sport. Its just as much as a sport as football, basketball, or hockey.

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