Knowing what we know about about how shut off from the world North Korea is. Can you freaking imagine what must have went through everyone’s head watching this in the stands.
Between never seeing wrestling before. And the just sheer size of all of the wrestlers in a country that doesn’t have enough food for 80 percent of the population. It’s as sad as it is interesting to think about that.
This would be as good a place as any to plug Sports Illustrated’s oral history of the trip as well: