Links with lake-based swimming clubs
Continued motives such as health/ survival
In 2002, 5 british athletes (sponsored by Flora) repeated Captain Robert Barclay Allardice who ran 1000 miles in 1000 hours. for a wager of over 1000 guineas at Newheart Heath 200 years ago.
Rural sports including races and tests of strength continue at some summer fetes and fairs and traditional olympics (Much Wenlock and Dover Games)
Surviving ethnic sport (Ashbourne football game). Occational violent behaviour by players or spectators in modern game
In pre-industrial britian, was for all classes. ECB stresses that it is the same today
In pre-industial times, game of real tennis was exclusive and today it is largely the same