It was one of the hottest days of the year for
Ryan's 9th birthday in July
First, everyone gets in height order so teams can be picked.
Next the opponents bow to each other.
None of the boys are fat enough for Sumo but the suits will help with that.
Is this fat enough? Our first contestant is ready.
The warriors are taught the ceremony of salt throwing.
And they throw the salt themselves.
Finally, ready for battle.
Doing the Sumo stomp to intimidate the opposition.