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Co-locate Olympic events

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Obviously more exciting if the rowing, sailing, kayaking, windsurfing, diving and open-water swimming events happened at the same time, in the same body of water.
hippo, Aug 16 2016


       How about rolling them all into one event....? Dive off the top of a waterfall in a kayak equipped with a sail and a set of oars; negotiate the rapids that the deep pool drains into, emerging in open waters where you need to row like a crazy person until the wind picks up, at the headland, then sail around the bay before collapsing the sail, windsurfing towards the coast, and finally swimming ashore from a prescribed point. (can include being chased by crocodiles and pecking birds)
xenzag, Aug 16 2016

       Equestrian / tennis / track and field seem like natural combos. Getting the horses to hang on to the pole vault pole could be challenging though.
RayfordSteele, Aug 16 2016

       Yes, and the winter Olympics biathlon (shooting and skiing) similarly seems a bit pathetic - it should be shooting *while* skiing.

[RS] Not sure about including pole vault, but tennis played by players on horseback would be interesting - a real test of tennis and dressage skills.
hippo, Aug 16 2016

       How about painting rings on the discus and using it as a target for the archery?
MaxwellBuchanan, Aug 16 2016

       Yes, but discus/trap shooting seem a more symbiotic combination
hippo, Aug 16 2016

       You're right.   

       100m x javelin would be another natural pairing.
MaxwellBuchanan, Aug 16 2016

       Long jump x hammer.
8th of 7, Aug 16 2016

       Sailing x javelin, you know, like they used to do for real back in the day when the Olympics were invented.
the porpoise, Aug 16 2016

       Javelin x javelin: opposing teams confrontational?
whatrock, Aug 16 2016

       ^ [+]   

       "Last man standing ..."
8th of 7, Aug 16 2016


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