Nacho Figueras is polo’s most famous player.  Argentinian by birth his love of the horse and the game of polo are clear when you see this video.  I see him speak, and I realize that I enjoy the game of foil fencing in the same way.  For me there is a  respect for the history of the sport. There is an appreciation for the perfection required of the finest players.  There is the community of of people who are aware they are participating in a game few understand–even their families and closest friends.  I am impressed throughout this video I can exchange the word “polo” for “fencing” and a cord is  struck in me.  Nacho is the finest spokesman for polo but, also, for everyone who ever loved a sport that was frequently ignored or misunderstood by many.

Polo Black Watch: Soul. Tradition. Beauty. – YouTube.

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