AFP – They are the world’s unlikeliest contenders heading to Nepal for the world’s unlikeliest sport. Meet the New York Blue, America’s elephant polo team.
Now elephants are hard to come by in New York. Large motor vehicles are not.
So before flying this week to the World Elephant Polo tournament, the New York Blue’s seven adventurers practiced swinging at small white balls from the roofs of two SUVs in an empty beachside car park.