In its current format, Sumo is one of the oldest sports in the world, stretching back over 2000 years. During the past millennium very little about the sport has changed. Sumo’s governing body views itself as more of a cultural institution than a sports authority. In chronicling this series I explored how Sumo is an entity in which history, culture, pride & athleticism combine. 

In its current format, Sumo is one of the oldest sports in the world, stretching back over 2000 years. During the past millennium very little about the sport has changed. Sumo’s governing body views itself as more of a cultural institution than a sports authority. In chronicling this series I explored how Sumo is an entity in which history, culture, pride & athleticism combine. 

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 In its current format, Sumo is one of the oldest sports in the world, stretching back over 2000 years. During the past millennium very little about the sport has changed. Sumo’s governing body views itself as more of a cultural institution than a sports authority. In chronicling this series I explored how Sumo is an entity in which history, culture, pride & athleticism combine. 
_DSC9819.jpg
_DSC0355-we.jpg
_DSC0631....web-Musahigawa...jpg
_DSC5334web.jpg
_DSC7436 copy.jpg
_DSC7144.jpg
_DSC7163.jpg
Defines 6 (4).jpg
Defines 7 (6).jpg

In its current format, Sumo is one of the oldest sports in the world, stretching back over 2000 years. During the past millennium very little about the sport has changed. Sumo’s governing body views itself as more of a cultural institution than a sports authority. In chronicling this series I explored how Sumo is an entity in which history, culture, pride & athleticism combine. 

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