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12 Sports That Are Too Crazy to Be True [Copy link] 中文

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5. Extreme ironing

According to the Extreme Ironing Bureau, this is “the latest danger sport that combines the thrills of an extreme outdoor activity with the satisfaction of a well-pressed shirt.” The competitors call themselves “ironists” and go to dangerous or remote places with a board to do the ironing. The activities may include ironing underwater, on top of a mountain, in moving vehicles, in a canoe, in the middle of a busy street, while skiing, skydiving, or snowboarding.

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4. Toe wrestling
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This unusual sport involves 2 competitors trying to pin down each other’s foot to the ground for at least 3 seconds. There are 3 rounds that are played first with the right foot, then with the left one. This strange sport dates back to 1976 when a group of people living in Staffordshire were trying to think of a sport that only the British could win.


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3. Log rolling
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2 competitors attempt to stand on a floating log while causing the opponent to lose their balance and fall off. The participants can use a variety of techniques to send each other into the water, like kicking the log, changing its direction, etc. However, they are not allowed to touch each other or cross the center line. This sport requires leg strength and a high level of balance and focus.

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2. Underwater boxing
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It may sound pretty odd, but underwater boxing is a great option for people who want to start boxing but don’t want to get hard punches on their face and body. Boxers have to hold their breath under water for one minute, for 3 rounds, and surface to get some air in between the rounds.

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1. Sheep counting
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Sheep counting competitions have become fairly popular in Australia in recent years. Contrary to the mental exercise of counting sheep to fall asleep, this sport requires lots of attention and a sharp eye. Approximately 400 sheep are released from a pen and run past 10 competitors who attempt to count them as accurately as possible. The person who states the exact number of sheep becomes the winner of the competition.

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Waste of Space

This thread is a waste of space.
9/11 was an inside job.
No second plane.It was a bomb.Bomb in the other building.
You KNOW without a doubt the videos are fake,right ?!
Planes don't meld into steel and concrete buildings.They crash into them !!!!!!!
It's amazing how the building ate the plane !!!
Imagine those fragile wings cutting slots in massive steel columns !!!!!
How STUPID can they think the people are to believe that crap ??!!

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ceciliazhang Post time: 2018-5-16 22:39
8. Wife-carrying

The sport of wife-carrying was born in the small town of S ...

Since when has wife-carrying become a sport?
It's been part of mankind since caveman days.
If capitalism promotes innovation and creativity then why aren't scientists and artists the richest people in a capitalist nation?

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