Held every year in Austria they take their body painting very seriously…very seriously.
Have you ever wondered what milk containers will look like in the future? Yea, neither have we…but apparently there are people out there that have and they are willing to compete over their ideas.
Yes, it really exists.
It’s basically the act of ironing under the most extreme circumstances possible
20. Art Space Competition
It basically involves drawing the craziest sci fi panorama you can think of. Only the nerdiest of nerds are allowed entry.
19. Nathan’s Hot Dog Eating Contest
Legend has it that years ago when Lancaster and York met on the battlefield, as soon as they ran out of ammunition they started throwing food. To this day the battle is commemorated by the throwing of Lancastrian (black) pudding at a target of Yorkshire pudding.
This is how you know technology has gone too far.
Also known as a potato cannon contest, these competitions can attract some big time competitors. The amount of money and technology that some people put into launching potatoes can be a bit unbelievable.
Taking place every August in Finland the winner of this contest has to sit in the 110 degree heat for the longest.
The picture says it all.
Held in different locations around the globe, this competition is the ultimate display of facial manliness.
Armed with little more than 12 inches of string with a nut attached to the end competitors take turns swinging their conkers at the other’s until the man with the last conker standing wins.
Every year contestants gather to “charm” worms out of the ground by yelling, poking, and prodding. Right now the world record is held by teenager Tom Shufflebotham who collected 551 worms in 30 minutes.
You’ve probably heard of chess and you’ve probably heard of boxing, but have you heard of chess boxing? By alternation rounds in the ring and then at the chessboard this is the ultimate brains and brawn competition.
With numerous competition all over the globe Chad Fell is the current world record holder with his bubble of 20 inches in diameter.
With everything from mud pit belly flopping to toilet seat throwing the summer redneck games are possibly the greatest celebration of hillbilliness in the world.
Imagine 30 grown men running down a hill trying to catch a rolling cheese. Every year this is exactly what happens on Cooper’s Hill in England.
Although she certainly has her share of detractors, something like this is just plain morbid.
All you need for this competition is a consenting midget and the ability to throw him relatively far distances.
Do you have a pet bird? Are his dance moves off the chain? We didn’t think so, but apparently some proud bird owners out there do and they aren’t afraid to let their pets strut their stuff.
The only rule is that the boats have to be made from 100% edible material. At least one one goes home hungry.
It’s power tools with wheels racing around a track. This has to be the manliest competition in the world.
Held as a fundraiser by a school in Australia, the kids had to dress up dead possums in various outfits. Emotional scarring aside, they did manage to raise $6000 dollars.