Floorball: Nordic Rivalry Edition
Thanks to the fine folks at BC Floorball for the link back to yesterday's introduction to the series. Referring to me, they say "as soon as he realised Sweden is a top nation in Floorball he knew he HAD to play. Nothing like a bit of Nordic rivalry!" That's right, it took not Stewart's gentle pleas to get me to try the sport, but rather looking at the Wikipedia page for floorball and noticing that the Swedish men have won all the world championships to get my Icelandic blood boiling.
(The Swedes always beat Iceland at soccer, which started my mock hatred for them. After mock hating the Dallas Stars and the Anaheim Ducks in the NHL playoffs, I wondered if real honest hatreds began as jokes, as some of my friends do when talking about ethnic groups they have friends from, for example?)