Bike scene http://wlrn.org en The Sport Of Hardcourt Bike Polo Is Flourishing In South Florida http://wlrn.org/post/sport-hardcourt-bike-polo-flourishing-south-florida <p>Forget American football for the moment. There&#39;s a lesser known sport gaining traction around the world and in South Florida, especially Broward County.</p><p>Hardcourt bike polo cropped up in Seattle in the early 2000s and is an underground version of grass bike polo, which was invented in Ireland in 1891.</p><p>Players form teams of three or four and use handcrafted mallets made from ski poles to skillfully maneuver&nbsp;a ball into a goal.</p><p>The games are played on streets and hard surfaces like basketball courts, tennis courts and roller hockey rinks.</p> Wed, 16 Oct 2013 14:46:53 +0000 Andrea Richard 21046 at http://wlrn.org The Sport Of Hardcourt Bike Polo Is Flourishing In South Florida