England’s Annual Shin-kicking Competition

     Posted By: Paul - Thu May 30, 2013
     Category: Annoying Things | Contests, Races and Other Competitions | Sports | Europe | Feet | Pain, Self-inflicted and Otherwise | Screams, Grunts and Other Exclamations

Quote: Ambulance crews also attend the events in case of injury.

Really? No psych team on site?
Posted by Expat47 in Athens, Greece on 05/30/13 at 10:09 AM
Notice how the British competition is just one letter away from a traditional American corporate competition? :shut:
Posted by KDP on 05/30/13 at 10:20 AM
I used to wipe the shi* off my shi*kickers every Saturday night before I went out shi*kicking. Then some goat-roper kicked the shi* out of me. I don't do it anymore.
Posted by tadchem on 05/30/13 at 02:47 PM
That is one of the dumbest Goddamned things I have ever seen. It belongs on Trutv in one of those 'World's Dumbest...' shows.
Posted by Patty in Ohio, USA on 05/30/13 at 09:19 PM
What, no toe stomping or eye gouging competition? And here I thought the UK was a more advanced society than what we have here in the US.
Posted by Cindy on 05/31/13 at 11:25 AM
According to Wikipedia, Shin kicking is one of the events at the Cotswold Olympick Games, along with tug of war, gymkhana, dwile flonking, motor cycle scrambling, judo, piano smashing, and morris dancing.

Who needs the regular Olympics when you have the Cotswolds?
Posted by Harvey on 05/31/13 at 11:29 AM
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