Presenting 18 quarantine sports videos for the sports fix you’ve been craving. With everyone staying at home and no live sports to watch on TV, people are coming up with creative ways to entertain themselves and their families.
Let’s take a look at some of the best quarantine sports videos we’ve found on the internet and social media.
Quarantine sports videos with kids
Not only are parents spending all day with their kids during the lockdown, but they also have to keep them entertained. These kids are having fun with sports activities made just for staying at home.
1.) Kid hits homerun three-point shot
Slamdunk or Homerun? or Home-Dunk…..? pic.twitter.com/3HgtzcL1EO
— TBD (@TBD) April 8, 2020
This short video highlight shows a little boy practicing his tee ball skills in the living room. Watch as he swings the baseball bat, launching the ball into a basketball net for a perfect bank-shot 3-pointer!
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2.) Dad hitting dingers with son and dog
WE MISS SPORTS! ⚾️
This dad is hitting “dingers” via his son is AWESOME!
Send us your ‘quarantine sports content’!#Covid_19 #coronavirus #CoronavirusPandemic #corona #baseball #StayHome #SundayMotivation #SundayFunday #PalmSunday ⚾️pic.twitter.com/W8T1K11KL3
— Coaches Tribune (@coachestribune) April 5, 2020
What better way to enjoy a nice day than to take the Wiffle ball and bat out to the back yard. This dad, his toddler son, and their dog show great teamwork as they knock the ball out of the park on a sunny day. You’ll get a kick out of the pitching accuracy of the little man and the outfielder skills of their pooch.
3.) Joe Buck quarantine sports video play-by-play
This highlight video package features famed play-by-play sports announcer Joe Buck doing what he does best. Home quarantine sports participants submit their highlight videos to the Fox Sports announcer and he applies his brand of coverage of their events. You’ll see everything from ping pong ball tricks to indoor football games.
Cat and dog quarantine sports
Don’t forget about your pets during these stay-at-home days. They need just as much attention and activity as the kids. These videos cover a range of fun and funny pet sports activities at home.
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4.) Sofie the shot-blocking cat — Best Quarantine Sports Videos
Quarantine Sports continues with a pair of impressive cats! Thanks for the submission @dougEfresh97!
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— Marshall Hughes (@marshallhughes) April 3, 2020
Basketball fans and cat lovers alike will enjoy these hilarious clips of cats showing off their shot-blocking skills. Sofie’s agility and, well… cat-like reflexes will impress the best shut-down defenses in the NBA—all while lying on her back!
5.) Mike Tyson spars with his dog
In this video, boxing legend Mike Tyson and his dog work up a sweat sparring with each other. Tyson still has scary-quick moves. And his dog knows how to rope-a-dope. Don’t miss this look into the daily quarantine life of the boxing superstar and his big white poodle.
6.) Dog obstacle course video — Best Quarantine Sports Videos
This YouTube video shows how to create an in-home obstacle course for your dog. Just use everyday objects to construct a course in your home and let your dog try it out. You’ll have your pet running through tunnels and under chairs all day long!
Weird and unusual quarantine sports videos
This category of quarantine sports includes the unconventional and just plain weird. Left alone for too long, it’s clear that people come up with some pretty crazy ideas. Let’s take a look at some of the wild stuff people have been challenging themselves with during the lockdown.
7.) T-Rex 360 dive — Best Quarantine Sports Videos
So a kid in a T-Rex suit decides to take a 360-degree flip into a raft floating on the water. Nothing unusual about that. I guess you need to see it to believe it.
8.) Backyard theme park video
Here is a great example of creative thinking… the backyard theme park. It includes a homemade slip-n-slide, a staircase ride, swimming pool antics, indoor golf course, and tenpin bowling. Sit back and enjoy the madness!
Pro athletes at home – quarantine sports videos
Ever wonder what the pros are doing during the stay-at-home quarantine? They’re not letting their game go stale. Many are finding creative ways to keep in shape and challenge themselves and others to see who can win at quarantine sports events.
9.) Roger Federer quarantine sports training video
In this video tennis star Roger Federer takes you through his stay-at-home workout and training routine. Get an up-front and personal look at how he stays sharp for his next match.
10.) Stay home soccer challenge video with Jordan Webb
Pro soccer player Jordan Webb takes the Stay Home Soccer Challenge. Watch his crazy footwork and soccer-ball dribbling skills.
11.) Soccer team toilet paper challenge video
We’re used to seeing soccer (football) players deftly control a soccer ball. In this video members of the Spanish club, Cadiz FC, try to dribble a roll of toilet paper. You’ll get a kick out of this one!
Quarantine sports trick shots videos
Trick shots are a staple of internet viral videos. But now that we all must stay indoors, how are people getting their kicks? Here’s a great sampling of some of the best quarantine trick shots we’ve seen.
12.) Quarantine trick shots
This quick-cut video of various trick shots will get you thinking of how you can make your own viral video. These are some really fun tricks that will blow your mind. And the accompanying soundtrack is a funny quarantine song to boot!
13.) Backward skateboard alley-oop shot
#makeusviral #quarantine2020 pic.twitter.com/DRzczAIILL
— anna but call me ab (@ambennett25) March 24, 2020
Here’s a quick video of an impressive behind-the-back basket shot while rolling down the driveway on a skateboard. We don’t know how many takes this shot took, but impressive nonetheless. Nothing but net!
14.) Quarantine golf trick shots video
This dude has a lot of time on his hands. But what better way to spend it than practicing your putting shots. There are some pretty cool golf shots documented here. You’ll enjoy the satisfying ‘clink’ of those holes-in-one.
Funny quarantine sports videos
Let’s take a look at a few more quarantine sports videos. These videos stand on their own as great examples of creativity and innovation while camped out at home.
17.) Quarantine Olympics video
Three fun-loving kids put on their version of a stay-at-home Olympics. You’ll laugh along with their goofy game inventions and funny commentary.
18.) Rube Goldberg ping pong ball race
Day 8 of the quarantine:
SPORTS ARE BACK BABY, THIS IS ELECTRIC
— Whistle (@WhistleSports) March 19, 2020
Watch as two ping pong balls traverse a home obstacle course in the spirit of a wacky Rube Goldberg machine. This one had to take a lot of time and engineering to set up. But what a way to capture a great quarantine sports video.
This look at home quarantine sports indicates people are staying fit, creative, and, most importantly, sane during these challenging times. We hope these videos have inspired you to try your own version of sports at home. It may even keep your mind off the pandemic for a few hours. Give it a try—your kids and pets will be glad you did!
By Dave Hansen
Dave is a sportswriter living in Minneapolis, Minnesota.
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