There are many types of sports in this world. Some are very familiar and popular and some are less known. But here is a list of 20 bizarre sports you probably never heard off. So let’s check this list.
Here Are 20 Bizarre Sports You Probably Never Heard Of
You’ll be amazed to see how seriously some people take this play.
2. Bog Snorkeling
In this bizarre sport, contestants have to race through a murky bog by using flippers only. They are not allowed to use their hands.
It was first invented in Spain. It is usually volleyball on a trampoline.
In Japanese, it means to “pole-pulldown”. In this sport, 150 people of two teams try to pull down opponents’ pole. Think, how hectic this can be!
This play was played throughout various parts of Asia. It is usually played on horseback and here the players try to get the carcass of a headless goat across the other team’s goal line.
6. Camel Wrestling
In Turkey, it is still a popular past time though camel wrestling is severely criticized by some animal rights groups.
7. Cardboard Tube Dueling
Cardboard tube fighting is a truly bizarre sport and Cardboard Tube Fighting League is a true sporting organization.
8. Cheese Rolling
In this sport, a large group of people pursues a piece of cheese down a hill. This event held in Gloucester, England every year.
9. Chess Boxing
Here in this game competitors alternate between boxing and chess. Victory is decided by a knockout, checkmate or by the judge’s decision. If you forget to say that this play is played for 11 rounds.
10. Ga-ga ball
Probably this bizarre sport was invented in Israel. It is usually dodgeball but the rule is where you can only hit players beneath the knees.
This game is also familiar as bunny jumping. This is Swedish sports rabbits are used for show-jumping.
12. Man vs. Horse
In this game competitors race through an obstacle course against horses. This event held in Welsh every year.
13. Mountain Unicycling
As if cycling along lethal crevices with two wheels weren’t troublesome enough…..
14. Moustache Growing
Though it has a controversy that it’s a sport or not the difficulties associated with managing a winning beard are worthy of being in this list.
The bizarre sport is like underwater hockey where players use a short blade instead of a stick.
This is also familiar to Finnish baseball. It is usually American baseball where the ball is pitched vertically instead of horizontally.
17. Roller Derby
Women play this game with a goal to lap the players on the other team.
18. Snow Polo
This game is played on frozen lakes. It was invented in Switzerland but now it is seen in other parts of the world.
19. Toe Wrestling
In this game, you have to compete for your opponent’s thumb using yours.
20. Wife Carrying
In this game you have to fulfill an obstacle course carrying your (or someone else’s) wife.