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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jai_alai

Jai alai is a sport involving a ball bounced off a walled space by accelerating it to high speeds with a hand-held device (cesta). It is a variation of Basque pelota. The term, coined by Serafin Baroja in 1875, is also often loosely applied to the fronton (the open-walled playing area) where the sport is played. The game is called ...

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Feb 28, 2011 ... One of the best Jai-Alai players in the world is featured in this 3min 31 sec video produced from a Nikon DX-CMOS sensor transfer in digitalization at 720dpi.
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Aug 5, 2017 ... Ninh explains – The Rules of Jai Alai (Cesta Punta) – Is an all-but-forgotten sport in the USA, but is still played professionally in the Basque region of Fr...

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Jai Alai, a game native to the Basque region of Spain, is played on a court called a fronton. Jai Alai players attempt to catch a ball using a curved mitt whilst the ball travels at speeds up to 188mph! Proving they have a sense of humor the Spanish dubbed this game, with its ball traveling at racecar speeds, “the merry game.

www.sbnation.com/longform/2013/2/28/4036934/jai-alai-sport-in-america-miami

Feb 28, 2013 ... As the men on the court used oblong baskets to hurl a goatskin ball over and over against a granite wall, the men in the crowd would be hollering and belly laughing and slapping each other on the back. There was a time when the audience at the Miami Jai Alai fronton was so loud, the players on the court ...

www.britannica.com/sports/jai-alai

Jai alai, ball game of Basque origin played in a three-walled court with a hard rubber ball that is caught and thrown with a cesta, a long, curved wicker scoop strapped to one arm. Called pelota vasca in Spain, the Western Hemisphere name jai alai (Basque “merry festival”) was given to the game when it was imported to ...

www.mnn.com/lifestyle/arts-culture/stories/jai-alai-the-sport-that-almost-caught-on-in-the-us

May 27, 2015 ... Jai alai is similar to racquetball, but instead of racquets, players have curved baskets that are strapped to their hands. The goal is to catch the ball, or the pelota, in the basket, called a cesta, and then throw it back against the front wall in one smooth, constant motion. The added leverage provided by the ...

www.espn.com/30for30/film?page=whathappenedjaialai

Back in the day, jai-alai players were celebrities that would ceremoniously march out to salute crowds of 15000 fans, but after a disastrous 1988 strike the game became nothing more than a cultural afterthought.

www.artofmanliness.com/2009/11/19/the-return-of-jai-alai

Nov 19, 2009 ... They introduced me to the interesting and tradition-rich game of jai alai ( pronounced Hi-Lie). Often called the “fastest sport in the world,” jai alai consists of men with weird basket hands whipping rock-hard balls against a granite wall, trying to make their opponent miss the return while avoiding being hit with ...