The world held many competitions, which fall outside the accepted norms.
Competitions on whistle-altitude builders
Even in advertisements show how the builders working on the scaffolding, whistling passing by girls. Some of them get very artistic whistle. by whistling competition was held in 2009 in Sydney.
Inflation nose warmers
The aim of the competition - to inflate a hot water bottle until it exploded. Warmer is very difficult to cheat, and, yet, there are people who are able to blow up a hot water bottle, blowing her nose ....
For example, in Georgia, in Tbilisi, held a contest, won by 18-year-old boy. He was able to inflate and burst three heaters, the first - for 23, the second - for 16, a third - 13 seconds. The latest achievement and a record that is not broken until now. The previous record was set in the United States in 2006 - then the hot water bottle was inflated and burst in 52 seconds.
The unemployed are trying somehow to entertain themselves, and reach some significant successes. For example, in New York on March 31, 2009 passed the competition, named "Olympic Games for the unemployed", "Rugby cell phone", "You're fired!" or "Draw your boss."
Marathon in high heels
This marathon is held in many cities, such as Sydney, Paris, Moscow, Amsterdam. In Milan, in a race participated 300 women, the winner was awarded a prize - open sandals from Manolo Blahnik. The conditions for participating in a pretty tough - heels must be at least 7 centimeters in height and 1, 5 centimeters wide.
This sport was invented in the UK in 1976. Now, these competitions are held every year and in 1997, the organizers of this sport even offered to include him in the Olympic Games, but until that happens.
Throwing dead possums
The competition is held in New Zealand ... among schoolchildren.
Outraged representatives of Greenpeace appealed to the Society for the Protection of Animals after the publication of an illustrated photo reportage from the scene.
The organization's representative Danny Oger, condemned the idea of competition and contest called immoral, noting that in the last days in the Society for the Protection of Animals received three complaints. It is noteworthy that the leadership of the school in Manawatu-Wanganui does not violate the laws of the country, in addition possums, which are protected in Australia, in New Zealand are considered pests. However Oger confident that despite the fact that the animals threaten the local ecosystem, it is impossible to organize such competitions.
"If the students understand that it is possible to throw the dead possums, soon they may start throwing pets. For example, cats ", - says Auger.
Eating hot dogs
Every year in New York, July 4, Independence Day, held championship speed eating hot dogs. Already chotverty times it won the American Joey Chestnut. In the allotted 10 minutes record I ate 54 rolls with sausage. An absolute world record in this competition belongs to him also. In 2009, Chestnut was able to eat 68 hot dogs in 10 minutes.
Chestnut's main rival, six-time winner of the championship of Japanese Takeru Kobayashi, the last time did not take part in the competition - he has not signed a contract with the organization of Major League Eating (MLE). As a result, the Japanese failed to get permission to participate in the competition. After eating a hot dog contest ended, Kobayashi, who was in the audience, climbed on stage and tried to disrupt the celebration in honor of the winner. As a result, cops had to delay the raging Japanese. In this case, the audience was asked to let go of Kobayashi. When the former champion being led away in handcuffs, the crowd began chanting "Let him eat!".
Name Charlie Chaplin
In the English county of Kent annually hosts the world championship on a throwing quiches. In 2010, the year the tournament took twelve teams participating from around the world.
The meaning of the competition is to score as many points by throwing pies at opponents from a distance of about two meters. The maximum number of points - six - you can get in if the throw a pie in the face to the opponent. In this case, baking is permitted to throw only his left hand.
In 2010, victory in competitions on a throwing pies won the representatives of Great Britain.
Championship on a throwing pies performed in the UK since 1967. Initially, the competition allowed to participate only men, but later in the rules have been amended and the team began to recruit and women. In 1987, the tradition of holding a tournament is interrupted, but resumed championships in 2007.