I was a 'chubby' child so hated all sport at school, always last to be picked in team games and only tolerated cross country because in those days it was actually cross country and not just running around the school grounds.
I didn't mind it only because once i was out of sight of the teachers I would stop and have a smoke with a few other misguided fun seekers
I loved running - sprints and cross country. Used to cross country club in lunch hours at primary school etc.
But dreaded athletics like javelin, disc etc. Im only little so I looked a right plonker and could only throw the shot so it just missed my toes!!:embarrassed:
So rest of class used to have right giggle at how useless I was!
Also loved cricket and football (not in school! girls did hockey etc!). But played on evening and weekends with rest of neighbours.
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