Maasai Olympics
191021 maasai warrior competes in the massai olympics
October 21, 2019

MORE THAN JUST A GAME

When it comes to conservation, measuring ‘meaningful impact’ can be a tricky thing to do. Sometimes it’s easy, for example when Big Life goes a year without any rhinos poached. Sometimes it’s more complicated. We… Read More
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September 27, 2019

BACK TO THE BATTLEFIELD

The figures chased each other back and forth through the dust. Surrounded on all sides, not one of the cheering onlookers dared to cross the line onto the rectangular battlefield. Somewhere obscured in the middle was… Read More
June 14, 2019

The Hunt for Medals, Not Lions - New Video

Big Life’s Maasai Olympics represent a history-changing shift from killing to conservation of lions. In 2012, at the behest of the Menye Layiok (Maasai "cultural fathers”), Big Life established this organized sporting… Read More
October 12, 2018

The Gold Rush

We’re in the home stretch: the race for the gold is on! Only one last regional event stands in the way of the 2018 Maasai Olympics Finals. Since August, the four main manyatta (warrior-village) teams have competed in… Read More

Aug 10, 2018 - World Lion Day

Jul 12, 2018 - Let the Games Begin!

Oct 18, 2017 - Maasai Olympics Featured In 'Tribe versus Pride'

Jan 19, 2017 - Lions Unscathed in Clash of Maasai Warriors

Oct 25, 2016 - FINAL CLASH OF THE WARRIORS LIES AHEAD

Aug 15, 2016 - FROM RIO TO AMBOSELI: DAVID RUDISHA & THE MAASAI OLYMPICS

Apr 5, 2016 - A YEAR OF TWO OLYMPICS

Jan 6, 2016 - Evaluating the Maasai Olympics

Dec 30, 2014 - The Maasai Olympics Touches the World

Dec 19, 2014 - Not Just for the Boys

Dec 17, 2014 - WARRIORS DO BATTLE AT THE MAASAI OLYMPICS

Dec 14, 2014 - The Winner's Circle

Dec 3, 2014 - The Last Regional Event Mgr vs Rombo

Nov 17, 2014 - Things Are Heating up in the Maasai Olympics!

Nov 10, 2014 - Kuku vs OGR Regional Photo Gallery

Nov 9, 2014 - Maasai Olympics in the WSJ

Nov 1, 2014 - Official 2014 Press Release

Sep 8, 2014 - Mbirikani vs Olgulului

Sep 6, 2014 - The World According to the Maasai Olympics

Sep 4, 2014 - Maasai Olympics 2014 Regionals Begin in Amboseli

May 27, 2014 - Rombo Team Selection

Mar 1, 2014 - I Am Surrounded by 60 Maasai Warriors

May 24, 2013 - “THE MAASAI ARE HUNTING LIONS”

May 10, 2013 - The Hunt for Medals, not Lions : The First Maasai Olympics

Jan 2, 2013 - THE FIRST MAASAI OLYMPICS - THE HUNT FOR MEDALS, NOT LIONS

Dec 12, 2012 - Maasai Olympics: History is Made!

Dec 2, 2012 - MAASAI WARRIOR SETS SPORTS RECORD

Nov 2, 2012 - Maasai Olympics: Let the games begin!

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