You are tired of familiar sports, you want to find something new. What do you think about being clothes on a height of 5,000 meters above sea level? Or catch 570 worms in a given time?
It sounds strange but every year hundreds of people all over the world gather to compete and find joy from these sports in the world championships. However, not only that: there are many other exotic sports, or a creative variation of our popular sports.
Boxing chess, invented by Dutch artist Iepe Rubingh, was originally thought to be an artistic performance rather than an intellectual sport. Today, the game consists of 11 rounds – 6 chess combs and 5 boxing rounds. Competitors can win by knokout on the ring or win at the chess screen. In fact, this is a good opportunity to test both your physical and intellectual abilities.
The charming Worm is a humorous sport where competitors compete for a 3m² plot of land and try to catch as many worms as possible within 30 minutes. The world record belongs to Sophie Smith, 10 years old, who captured 567 worms at the World Worm Charming Championship in 2009.
Bubble soccer can bring endless fun not only for the players but also for the audience. The players get into an inflatable ball. The game was invented for the first time in Norway in 2011. A match consists of two teams playing, each team does not exceed 5 people. According to the rules of the game, each team must have at least one female participant.
The sports piggyback was born in a small town in Finland called Sonkajarvi. Each male participant competes carrying his wife on his back and running an obstacle course. The history of the sport is based on the legend of Ronkainen the Robber (the name of a bandit) in the 19th century. Based on a version of this legend, Ronkainen the Robber and his gang members steal food. eat and women from neighboring villages and carry these people on their shoulders to flee. World Championship The wife is held in Finland and the winner will receive a beer with the weight of his wife.
- Bog snorkeling
Bog snorkeling is probably one of the most bizarre sports in the world. Every year in August, hundreds of swimmers around the world gather in the small town of Llanwrtyd Wells, Wales, to compete in the world swamp diving championship. Participants were required to wear a snorkel, flippers and complete 2 loops of a groove of 60 yards (nearly 55m) without using traditional swimming.