From a total newbie perspective, it's got to be the ugliest sport ever invented as evidenced by this:
And that was just the warm-ups. The official pummeling started soon after. When it was my son's turn to strut up to the mat in his singlet, I did something like this:
And through my fingers I saw my handsome son's head like this:
and his arm like this:
and his leg like this:
But then suddenly Adam did a very strong man move like this:
and what did Sarah Palin say about hockey moms? Because I instantly morphed into this:
"Oh yeah! Take him down!"
Which he didn't, but it was still impressive. So, wrestling is not pretty. Not even slightly pretty, but I may learn to enjoy it. In a barbaric, Day-at-the-Colosseum kind of way.