Discovering the ways sport brings us together and shapes our world. Proudly not sticking to sports since 2019.
The Christmas Truce
**Attention: This episode features recreations of battlefield sounds. If you'd like to skip that head to the 0:35 mark.**
We still feel the wounds of World War One more than 100 years later. It was one of the bleakest times in Modern history. But in 1914, for just a moment, men dug in on the western front were able to perform a miracle. Discover the incredible story of the Christmas Truce of 1914, and the small role sports played in within it.
Intro: Freedom by Twisterdom - Outro: Abyss by FSM Team
Trying Times: How Rugby Tore Apart & Rebuilt Two Nations
The story of rugby is the story of colonialism, and the sports two best nations both show the scars. I take a look at how New Zealand & South Africa used rugby as both a weapon and a salve as the two giants marched towards a fateful meeting in 1981 that would change both nations forever.
*Intro: Freedom by Twisterdom - Outro: Abyss by FSM Team*
Pilot - 180: The Weird & Wild World of Modern Pro Darts
In America, darts might just be that hunk of hunk sitting in the back of your local establishment, but across the Atlantic, it is big business. Join Mason Masters on a tour of the strange sights & sounds of modern darts to see how it went from back rooms to center stage.
*Intro: Freedom by Twisterdom - Outro: Abyss by FSM Team feat *
I might care about sports now.
Wind blows through my ears the moment anyone around me mentions anything sports-related that’s not the Olympics Opening Ceremonies. But this podcast might have made me care about sports now.