Think Quidditch is a game just for Harry Potter fans? Think again. Quidditch is definitely not for couch potatoes. Or the faint of heart. It may be based on a fictional activity but it combines speed, strength, endurance (along with a bit of mischief) and a caliber of athleticism that rivals any mainstream sport.
This weekend, the fifth annual Quidditch World Cup, organized by the very real International Quidditch Association (IQA) sweeps into Randall’s Island, New York.