An Electrifying Spelling Bee

More academic contests should be written up by sports journalists, like this one. SB Nation: The Spelling Bee was the best sporting event of 2015.

While other spellers pepper the judges with questions, in part to find answers, in part to buy time, and in part out of routine, Gokul spits his answer as soon as he knows it. He pretends to emulate LeBron, whereas it is clear he knows he is better at spelling than LeBron James could ever hope to be at basketball.


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