Every four years, athletes around the world traverse the globe passing the Olympic torch from location to location until it reaches its final destination. But what if the flame became more than just a ceremonial part of the Games?
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In The Slow Mo Guys' latest video, the wacky duo introduces us to Fire Tennis, serving up what they're calling a "more entertaining version of tennis."
Watch the video above to see what happens when a racket meets a homemade fire ball in mid-air. In the game of fire tennis, players start off by soaking tennis balls in petroleum oil. Yes, that is as dangerous as it sounds so servers wear protective flame-resistant clothing before setting the balls alight.
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The Slow Mo Guys are able to slow down time and capture the action with a Phantom Flex high-speed camera. In three days, the incredible Fire Tennis video on YouTube has received 600,500 views.
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