Yet another sport the 50 Sports crew had never known before embarking on their global quest to discover 50 fantastic ways to get the world off the couch is the Malaysian sport of Sepak Takraw. Now hugely popular throughout Asia and gradually spreading around the world, this sport is best described as a mix of indoor volleyball, soccer and acrobatics.
The Browns will visit one of the region’s strongest clubs with some 12,000 members and learn the sport from its leader Mohsen Amdan and several top members of their team. (www.bolarotan.com).
Sepak Takraw is a highly skilful and athletic game and will test every physical attribute of the 50 sports team, but to make it even more challenging, their training will have to take place well past midnight to accommodate for the current observation of Ramadan.