- Washington Redskins cornerback Josh Norman went to the famous running of the bulls festival in Pamplona, Spain, earlier this week.
- He was filmed leaping over one of the bulls in the middle of the bullring.
- Norman has spoken about his dream of attending the Pamplona festival for years, in 2016 saying he wanted to do it in the offseason.
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Washington Redskins cornerback Josh Norman attended the famous running of the bulls festival in Pamplona, Spain, and was filmed leaping over one in the bullring.
Norman, 31, shared photos of his trip to Spain on Instagram earlier this week, saying it was one of the greatest days of his life.
Video of his jump showed other participants looking on in astonishment as he leaped over a bull.
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Norman has spoken about his dream of attending the Pamplona festival since at least 2016, when he told reporters he wanted to go.
“It was worth it,” Norman said in one of his now-expired Instagram story posts, according to CNN. “It was really worth it.”
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A Single Picture can say a Thousand words in 1! with that being said, This picture does that number NO JUSTICE. I would start with ????THOUSAND!!!! as the basement floor! & Elevate from there. ???????? #Feedingthespiritthatliesinthedepths #OneoftheGreatestdayeverinmylifetime
Norman is an active traveler and adventurer in the off-season. After leaving Pamplona on Friday, he arrived in an unidentified coastal city to go scuba diving, according to his Instagram stories.
Pamplona’s nine-day running of the bulls festival draws thousands of people from around the world every day, mostly wearing red and white as they run through the city alongside and in front of fighting bulls.
The festival draws about 1 million attendees each year, according to the Associated Press, and was immortalized in Ernest Hemingway’s novel “The Sun Also Rises.”
At least 29 people have been hospitalized during this year’s festival, HuffPost reported, including San Francisco public defender Jaime Alvaraez, who was gored in the neck last weekend.
The annual festival is regularly protested by animal rights groups.
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