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Weird and Unusual Sports – Wife Carrying

Posted on 19 Jun, 2009, by in Miscellaneous

Yes yes, this is a sport. It originated as a kind of joke in Sonkajarvi, Finland, a small municipality in Central Finland. Sonkajarvi is the Capital of the sport and it is where the World Championship of wife carrying are held annually since they began in 1997. More

Weird and Unusual Sports – Shin Kicking

Posted on 17 Jun, 2009, by in Other Sport

A sport, yes, a sport that originates from the early 17th century and has survived till this day with on/off periods. Pretty simple – both contestants hold on to their opponents by the shoulders or upper arms and just kick the other guy’s shins until he drops. More