[sumo] Yokozuna face

Achim Pawelczyk sumo at achimp.de
Sat Jun 2 07:15:36 EDT 2007

Doreen Simmons schrieb:
> I had a good look at the TV news reports of the Meiji Shrine dohyo-iri, 
> and there, suddenly, was the face of a yokozuna. It's easy to see, hard 
> to explain -- but the young man Hakuho had become something else, 
> something extra. I saw it in Akebono, too; and regardless of what he has 
> become since, he was a great yokozuna and that is something nobody can 
> take away from him.
> I've been looking at some post-keiko photos I took of Hakuho only a few 
> months ago, and am amazed at how he's grown and changed.

During the dohyo-iri practice he was shown smiling after the try.
My immediate thought: that smile will vanish during the real event.
He has really started to focus his mind, like he promised.
Hopefully he'll go on like this.


More information about the Sumo mailing list