Top White sports achievement '17-'18

Discussion in 'Other Sports' started by 'sup bro?, Jan 12, 2018 at 10:35 AM.

  1. 'sup bro?

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    In your opinion, what do you think is the most significant sports achievement by a white person was this past year?

    male or female.
     
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  2. Shadowlight

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    Roger Federer winning the Australian Open and Wimbledon! Easy choice for me.
     
  3. Extra Point

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    Drew Brees set the NFL record for completion percentage with 72%. With accuracy being all-important at the QB position this is an important record.

    Here's a site with a number of records set in 2017, many of them by white athletes. Several NFL and team records set during 2017 season - Sporting News
     
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    A white running back chosen in the first round, CM.
     
  5. Riggins44

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    Its not a White individual, but the Patriots winning the Super Bowl again was a huge victory because they are perceived by blacks and DWFs as being "White" team.
     
  6. Shadowlight

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    If you bundle the trio WR gang of Edelman, Amendola and Hogan together I would put them right up there with Federer.
     
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    Good point a lot of us didn't think that'd ever happen again!
     
  9. celticdb15

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    Pats definitely get the nod as best white team. We all know their defense is dark but they consistently put out exciting offenses for us to cheer for year after year! They look to be destined for AFC Championship showdown with Steelers once again!
     
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    I will nominate white sprinter Ramil Guliyev winning the gold medal at the 2017 World Championships of Track & Field in the 200 meters! No white sprinter had won a gold medal at this level since Kostas Kenteris won the same medal at the olympics way back in 2000.
     
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    Good one. Didn't know about him.
     
  12. Carolina Speed

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    Wow! Ya'll have named quite a few so far. Several are hard to beat, especially CM being drafted 8th overall as a white RB. However, I will throw out Mike Trout. It's really all I need to say. The most complete white MLB player since Mickey Mantle! He's already shattering and setting records, but I'll just give you one from last season.
    Trout became the youngest MLB player, (25), in history to hit 200 HR's and steal 150 bases. He did this despite missing 50 games last season. Probably not the most significant, but is right up there.
    BTW, he's doing all this without steroids and he plays in a lousy hitters ball park. A tremendous talent! Once in a lifetime.
     

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