Segway

Segway

Segway Polo is a modern version of horse polo but played on Segways, which are like upright scooters.  Police officers, mall cops or fun lovers use Segways, as it is a simple mode of transport that gets you around without too much hassle or parking-space!

Perhaps it was inevitable that Segway would become an important piece of gear in a sport and polo seemed a perfect fit.  The concept was created by a bunch of Silicon Valley engineers including Apple Computer co-founder Steve Wozniak tenyears ago in California and his trophy, the Woz Cup has been recognized as the World Cup of Segway Polo since 2006.

Barbados made its entry into the Woz Cup in 2009 in Cologne Germany when our team called the Flyin' Fish won the trophy at the first attempt!  This gave the sport a major boost back here in Barbados, and led to the creation of a second team (called the Rum Runners) and thehosting the 2010 Woz Cup at Lion Castle Polo Estate in Barbados.  Eight international teams participated, but they were unable to beat Barbados, and for the second year in succession, the Flyin' Fish won the Woz Cup. The Barbados Rum Runners finished 4th.

The Flyin' Fish went on finish 2nd in 2011in Folsom, CA andBarbados came 2nd again in 2013 in Washington DC, where they played as Team Barbados."

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