Thread: Great Britain: Hockey in Britain part 3
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02-27-2013, 07:18 AM
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Our 18-24 year old men are no fatter than the Slovenians. In fact they're fatter than us up until old age. Not sure where you got your stats from, but they aren't the official EC ones:

http://epp.eurostat.ec.europa.eu/sta...BMI_statistics

I think we're successful across quite a wide variety of sports, immensely so when compared to our population size. The bottom line is that Slovenia over perform in winter sports, we over perform in summer sports. If winter sports were more popular here then we'd also over perform in them (better funding for coaching, better participation, better facilities etc).

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