Today was the sports fest in Kutoyama, which takes place once a year in autumn. All the villagers come together at the old school to compete in a variety of disciplines. The event starts with a warm up exercise:

Next, rolling a wheel with a stick. the start had to be delayed because of Izumi:

The veterans from the village were quite fast, but then came the monastics from Antaiji.

Steffi was good at the golf competition, she did not even need to take a second shot (but shot twice anyway).

Tsukan almost learned to fly during the tug of war with a team of elderly villagers.

Counting the number of balls in the “Tamaire” competiton. Again Antaiji lost.

A last try by the monastecis to impress at the “Kutoyama dance”: