BRIAN BOLT

Brian Bolt is chair of kinesiology at Calvin College and co-chair of the Sport and Christianity Group. He also serves as the men’s golf team coach at Calvin College. You can follow him on Twitter @bolt_brb8

Posts by Brian Bolt

Mixed Martial Arts and Christianity: ‘Where Feet, Fist and Faith Collide’
Mixed Martial Arts and Christianity: ‘Where Feet, Fist and Faith Collide’
Evangelical churches have created MMA ministries as a means of advancing the gospel, mixing muscular Christianity with side kicks and elbow strikes. What would Jesus do if he was locked in an Anaconda choke?
SPORTOLOGICALLY SPEAKING
In November 1908, Italian runner Dorando Pietri and American Johnny Hayes met in a rematch of their controversial marathon race at the London Olympics (Pietri had been disqualified after finishing first, and Hayes had received the gold medal). The second race was held inside New York's Madison Square Garden. The two contestants ran 262 laps on the arena floor, with Pietri winning by less than a lap.
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