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Bizarre Competitions Around the World

This May, the annual World Tin Bath Championship returns to the Isle of Man – a competition that sees brave participants rowing in tin baths with the winner being either the one to cross the finish line first or to cover the longest distance without sinking. This bizarre tradition, all in the name of charity, got us thinking about what other strange competitions are out there, and what we found was even better than we imagined. With competitions in everything from cockroach racing to black pudding throwing and alligator wrestling, individuals need a very specific set of skills to take part in some of the world’s most bizarre competitions.

Take a look at our latest infographic and you might discover there’s a competition that’s right up your street! Are you the next worm charming champion? Or is the wife carrying trophy yours for the taking?

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