The Egyptian Wrestler Who Could Conquer Sumo
Jun 27, 2014 | Video by Salazar
At age 19, Abdelrahman Shalan moved to Japan to pursue his athletic dream. Now known as Ōsunaarashi ("The Great Sandstorm"), he's the first professional sumo wrestler from the Middle East—and one of the most successful foreigners in the sport's history. Could he be the future of sumo?