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The Bush Olympics
11 February 2018 // Kelsea Lee

There may not be a lot of snow in Zambia and Madagascar, but that doesn't stop the wildlife here from putting on impressive athletic displays!

Which event at The 2018 Bush Olympics would you most want to watch?


Perhaps some sprinting...


...or a bit of synchronised swimming.

Diving is always a crowd pleaser...


...and the gymnastics balance beam is always fun to watch.

Archery takes real skill...

...and the hurdles are always impressive to watch.


The marathon is truly a feat of endurance!


The long jump never disappoints...

...and the high jump is always spectacular to watch.

Everyone loves the martial arts...

...and water polo is always thrilling to see - plenty of action!


And last but not least, you can't forget about wrestling - one of the oldest Olympic events.



Photos by Will Burrard Lucas, Andrew Macdonald, Heinrich van den Berg and Kelsea Lee


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Kelsea Lee // Time + Tide

Other articles by this author:  Flight of the Bumble Bee-Eaters  //  Tales of Lady Liuwa: Remembering a Legend  //  Gone, but Not Lost: Liuwa after Sepo  //  Porcupines Galore  //  Fly Camp Luxury  //  20/20 Vision  //  ​Photo Series: A New Generation  //  Photo Series: Island Style at Miavana  //  Safaris Awards 2018 Winners  //  Lower Zambezi: 20 Wanderlust Worthy Photos  //  A Safari Christmas  //  A Little Inspiration for 2019  //  NY Times: Liuwa Plain a Must-Go Destination for 2018  //  Women Helping Women  //  Life Through the Lens: Madagascar Special  //  Life Through the Lens: Andrew Macdonald  //  Life Through the Lens: Matt Armstrong  //  Life Through the Lens: Heinrich van den Berg  //  With the Elephants  //  The Kuomboka Procession  //  When Lions Visit...  //  Redefining Bush Gourmet  //  The All New Time + Tide Kakuli  //  Keep It Fresh  //  World Lion Day  //  Time + Tide Miavana Through A Family's Eyes  //  10 Reasons Zambia is Perfect for your Family Safari  //  On a Treasure Hunt with Chris  //  Top 10 Time + Tide Miavana Adventure Experiences  //  The Cabinet des Curiosities  //  7 Amazing Facts about Carmine Bee-Eaters  //  A Crowd-Free Great Migration  //  Visitors from Antarctica  //  Not Your Average Fishing Trip  //  Developing like a Fine Wine  //  The Kakumbi Cricket Club  //  Three Newborn Lemurs: A Conservation Story  //  A Year in the Bush  //  Liuwa Plain: The Inspiring Tale of a Modern Wetland  //  Anatomy of a Thornicroft Giraffe  //  Time + Tide: Our Heritage and Name
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