Wednesday, August 4, 2010
I've Finally Found the Perfect Sport
I'm happy to hear that competitive lockpicking (called "locksport") is becoming more and more popular . . .
Locksport fans compete in several formats, including head-to-head contests that determine the fastest lock picker. In the so-called Locksport Wizard, each contestant is given a burlap sack containing an identical set of locks and is required to blindly pick them using only tools they have put in the sack.
In other challenges, participants have to pick their way out of handcuffs before attempting to defeat a set of locks. There also are competitions to disassemble locks and reassemble them properly.
This sounds like just the kind of exercise I've been looking for! Maybe I should start my own club.
Read more here.