Korean sports broadcaster Jo Hyun-il suffers blood nose on live television

WORLD sport is filled with almost unbelievable tales of perseverance and men and women pushing their bodies to the limit. But this Korean sports broadcaster has taken it to the next level. During a report on the day’s NBA action, SpoTV’s Jo Hyun-il suffered the mother of all blood noses. BLOOPERS: AWKWARD ON-AIR MOMENTS CONSPIRACY?: … Continue reading “Korean sports broadcaster Jo Hyun-il suffers blood nose on live television”

WORLD sport is filled with almost unbelievable tales of perseverance and men and women pushing their bodies to the limit.

But this Korean sports broadcaster has taken it to the next level.

During a report on the day’s NBA action, SpoTV’s Jo Hyun-il suffered the mother of all blood noses.

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But, instead of rushing off set to have it treated, Jo chose to battle on as the claret trickled down his lips and chin.

오늘자 NBA 혈전 ㅋㅋㅋㅋㅋㅋㅋㅋㅋ
그 와중에도 프로다운 자세… #갓현일 pic.twitter.com/wFw6r3Zi8C

— SPOTV (@Spotv_sports) December 6, 2018

The above tweet from the network, translated by Microsoft, says Jo is “a pro-down posture even during a bloodbath”.

The look on his co-host’s face is priceless.

Dan Kurtz of Korean baseball fan site MyKBO.net reported Jo spoke with Joongang Ilbo — a South Korean daily newspaper — and said that it’s the first time since he was born that he had a nosebleed like this.

“He thanked the viewers for their concern,” Kurtz tweeted.

“SpoTV said that they are following legal working hours after netizens were concerned about his workload.”

Talk about playing through the pain.

Update: Jo Hyun-il spoke with Joongang Ilbo and said that it’s the first time since he was born that he had a nosebleed like this. He thanked the viewers for their concern.

SpoTV said that they are following legal working hours after netizens were concerned about his workload.

— Dan Kurtz (@MyKBO) December 6, 2018

Originally published as Sports broadcaster’s on-air ‘bloodbath’

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