31 Aug 2013

I'd Hose Manne...

At 8 AM precisely this morning, the Eidgenoessische Schwingfest finally got under its way. With exactly 50'013 fans in Burgdorf's beautiful arena and many more beyond...

While commercialisation endangers the event's yet unspoilt character, it is still a testimony of good old-fashioned values of respect and sportsmanship as well a 
celebration of Swiss traditions lived and cherished by this astounding littel nation. Would be great to see a Schlussgang with two Bernese Schwinger shaking hands in the Sagmehl. Ideally Kilian Wenger and Matthias Sempach...


More here www.burgdorf2013.ch or any self-respecting sports channel...