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The 7 Greatest Strokes in History

Whether you are an ancient calligrapher or modern-day shooting guard, it’s hard to argue that a good stroke is very valuable. Here are the seven best in recorded human history:




7. Wang Xizhi

The year was (approximately) 353 AD when Big Wang laid down the infamous “Lantingji Xu,” arguably the dankest piece of Chinese calligraphy of all-time. Don’t sleep on Wang’s stroke — it’s beyond impressive…

6. Klephen Thomurry

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Who to pick between Klay’s compact dagger of smoothness of Steph’s beautiful high-arching parabola? They’re forever tied at the hip anyway, so they can share the No 6 spot…




5. Fred Couples

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If you want to hear a golf nerd orgasm, listen to them talk about Freddy Couples’ tempo. They’d jizz all over his nine iron if they had a chance. Fred’s swing is thing of beauty — he can lay the wood like nobody’s business…

4. Gloria Cleary (Isla Fisher)




3. Ray Allen

God bless any spoiled rich girl willing to stroke under the table during a tasteful dinner…

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The NBA’s all-time leader in threes could flick a basketball through a hoop like nobody’s business. Allen’s incredible ability to swish shots after sprinting around 25 screens with 12 hands in his face was incredible to watch…




2. John Travolta’s Masseur “Edward”

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If there’s a “married” man who loves a good rubdown, it’s ol’ Grease-lightning. We’ve heard Edward’s form will get you off faster than a Florida State football player arrested for a DUI in Tallahassee…

1. Ken Griffey, Jr.

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Look at that swing — is there anything on earth more poetic? For all the beautiful strokes in the world, Ken Griffey Jr.’s is still No 1….

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