What Sport Were You Meant to Play?

By: Alex Wittman

What Sport Were You Meant to Play?
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About This Quiz

Welcome to the United States of America, where sports are life. Okay, even if you're not in America rn, you've for sure heard of this country's complete obsessions with all things athletic. Like, gearing up for the "big game" is a whole mood in the U.S.A. Americans legit invented a channel where you can just watch sports 24/7 (sup, ESPN).

Americans are a little extra when it comes to sports, but let's be real: The whole world loves them. From soccer in South America to cricket in Australia, people just could not even without their sports. That's probably why the Olympics are so lit.

Whether you've been balling since before you could walk or can't tell the difference between a racket and a club, you're going to want to take our quiz to find out what sport you were meant to play. The answer might not be what you think it is, and we'd bet your result will leave you shook.

Once you've taken the quiz and found out what sport you should have been slaying all along, share it with your BFFs. If your results match up, you guys could have your own team! So, what are you waiting for? Take our quiz and find out what sport you were meant to play.

Woman stretching Okay, my dude, do you consider yourself particularly athletic?
Def, and I've got the hot bod to prove it.
Not really, I'm better at other things.
For sure, I'm crazy swol.
More yes than no; I like being active.

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Man with headphones We always see athletes with their headphones on before a big game. Which of these bops gets you hype AF?
"Worst Behavior" by Drake
"Truth Hurts" by Lizzo
"Lose Yourself" by Eminem
"We Will Rock You" by Queen

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Preparing smoothie Serious athletes are all about taking care of their bodies. Do you watch what you eat?
Yuh, my nutrition is on point.
Nah, but I should probably start.
This body requires a lot of calories, bruh.
Sometimes, but def not all the time.

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Basketball team You've probably heard "there's no 'I' in team" like a million freaking times. Are you a team player, bruh?
Most def; I'd do anything for my team.
No, I do not like group projects.
Teams are cool, but I won't miss the chance to be the star.
I usually do my own thing, but sometimes, teams are fun.

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Crunches Personally, we love to hit the gym. What's your reason for working out?
To clear my head
Tbh, I don't really like working out.
To blow off steam
To be healthy, have fun or both

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Race We want to know what makes you tick, my dude. Are you competitive?
In a healthy way!
Sometimes, if the mood strikes.
You've never met anyone more competitive than me.
Not really, tbh.

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Looking in mirror When you peep yourself in the mirror, which of these adjectives comes to mind?
Fit
Energetic
Swol
Capable

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Struggling in race No cap, how would you react if we told you you're running a marathon tomorrow?
I was born ready, bruh.
OMG, please tell me that's not actually happening?!
I guess I could give it a go.
LOL.

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Sad sports team If you got clapped in the "big game," what would your next move be?
I'd probably cry in the showers.
Tbh, I wouldn't GAF.
It would be my motivation to train harder.
Eh, just try to forget about it and focus on the future.

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Competitive swimming Let's hit the pool. Do you like swimming?
Sure, it's good exercise.
Ew, I hate chlorine.
I've got a sick cannonball.
Yes, anytime, anywhere!

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Watching sports When you're watching a game with your fam, do you ever yell at the TV?
Not often, but it's happened.
Lol, absolutely not.
Yes, I get hype AF.
Wait, do people seriously do that?

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Football star Some people like them, and some people don't. How do you feel about motivational quotes?
I've heard a few inspiring ones.
Most are cheesy AF.
They're life.
I can't even.

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Athlete with medals Imagine you're at your Hall of Fame induction ceremony. When your playing days are over, how would you want to be remembered?
A natural talent
A driven athlete
A loyal teammate
Idc about my legacy.

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Hurdler In your opinion, which of these athletic abilities is most important?
Speed
Agility
Strength
Stamina

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Adidas shoes You know our kicks are dripping on and off the field. Which of these athletic brands is your fave?
Adidas
Puma
Under Armour
Nike

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Sports fan IRL, do you have a fave sports team?
I mostly just follow athletes.
No, I don't really watch sports.
Yes, and I'm a diehard fan.
Kind of, but I'm not, like, obsessed or anything.

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Watching TV On Friday night, how likely are you to watch a sports movie on Netflix?
Maybe a classic that I love
HA, that will be the day.
That's my fave genre!
Sometimes I'm in the mood for one, sure.

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Trail running All right, fam, do you prefer to be indoors or outdoors?
Outdoors
Indoors
Wherever the weight room is
Wherever the pool is

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Running up stairs Strength and speed aren't the only things that matter. How's your mental game, bruh?
Tbh, it can use some work.
I'm focused AF in everything I do.
Idk, I haven't really thought about it.
The most important thing is to have fun.

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Traveling alone Imagine you've just signed a contract to play your sport abroad. Where are you headed?
Europe
Asia
USA
Canada

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Young soccer player When you were kid, did you ever dream of going pro?
Kind of, but I would have been happy with a scholarship.
I dreamed of going to the Olympics!
Def, it was all I thought about.
Nah, I had realistic expectations.

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Woman doing pushups We're trying to figure out your level of swolness. How many push ups do you think you can bust out in a row?
Probably around 20
Idk if I can even do one.
Like, a lot
At least five, but probably more

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Student in gym class In gym class, at what point where you usually chosen for someone's team?
Top five
Eh, I was usually one of the last ones.
First
Idk, somewhere in the middle?

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Sneakers Pro athletes get stacks from endorsements. Which of these products could you see yourself promoting?
Shoes
Video games
Cars
Idgaf about money.

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Free throw During a game or match, you've got to be ready for anything. How well do you handle high-pressure situations?
I could do better.
I thrive.
I guess average?
I crumble.

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Two people at spa When you're not getting your sweat on, how do you like to relax?
Watching Netflix
Reading
I've got too much to do to relax!
Hanging out with my friends

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Cross country In high school, which sport would you never ever have tried out for?
Baseball or softball
Basketball
Cross country
Imo, all high school sports are lame AF.

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Sports fans booing Pro athletes have lots of haters. How would you deal with the trolls?
Use them to motivate me
Tune them out
Tbh, it would be tough not to let it get to me.
They hate me bc they ain't me.

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Team holding trophy Your team just won the championships, and it's about to get turnt. Which of these celebrations sounds the most lit?
A giant parade
A low-key dinner with the team
A night at the club with all the fans
Idk, I'd just want to get back to training.

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Coach When you hang up your spikes (or sneakers or skates), would you ever consider being a coach?
Def, I want to help young athletes.
No, Imma retire for real.
Maybe, if the right opportunity came along.
Only for my own kids

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