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Unusual sports or activities

And did you see the guy gliding from the top of Everest, to mark the 60th anniversary of its conquest?

Yes that was amazing. Here’s a link in case anyone missed it:

http://www.rferl.org/content/everest-ru … 00595.html

Essex UK

And did you see the guy gliding from the top of Everest, to mark the 60th anniversary of its conquest?

Last Edited by unknown at 29 Nov 19:52
Nr. Seascale, Cumbria

Gloucestershire cheese-rolling attracted about 3,000 spectators this year. The winner of the 1st race came 4,000 miles from the USA to tick this item off his bucket list. Read more at:
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-gl … e-22681708

Essex UK

Cumberland and Westmoreland wrestling is performed by men and boys wearing embroidered long johns….
We have hound trailing, when hounds follow an aniseed trail round the fells- heavy betting goes on.
I saw football nets in Martinique, which is a French Caribbean island, but longed to find out whether they also played cricket- not very French, but extremely Caribbean!

Nr. Seascale, Cumbria

I was just reading about water jousting in France. Apparently they replace the horse with a boat with rowers & joust on rivers & canals. Here is the link if you want to read more:
http://www.bbc.com/travel/blog/20120820 … ern-france

Have you encountered unusual sports or activities on your travels?

Essex UK
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