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Top 9 Most Bizarre Sport Games In The World
Top 9 Most Bizarre Sport Games In The World
Here’s a list of most bizarre sport games in the world. These sport games are unique one and come from various part of the world. You may get some inspiration to create other sport games based on these games So let’s take a look at the top 9 most bizarre sport games in the world.
9 . Kabaddi
Origin: India / Bangladesh
How to Play: This game is a team game, with a team of 12 people (7 play and 5 reserves). The sport game played in the field as wide as half a basketball court. One of the team send attacker to enemy territory, and may not take a breath during the attack on enemy territory. He should keep muttering ‘Kabaddi’ over the opponent’s territory. The task of the attacker is touching all opponents without being caught. The touched opponent directly go out, but if the attacker was ambushed and dropped until out of breath, the attacker should go out. In 1975, a renowned Kabaddi players came to Japan, and according to the Japanese, the game is ridiculous, but since then, the Japanese became enamored with this game.
8 . World Mountain Bike Bog Snorkelling Championships
Origin: Dirty Swamp in Wales
How To Play:Athletes should wear swimming suits complete with breathing equipment and mountain bikes to be brought into the dirty swamp. Race begins and ends at the same spot in the Waen Rhydd swamp, with a depth of 6 feet and 45 feet wide. Participants must ride the bike back and forth in this swamp. If you fall off your bicycle, you will not get any punishment value. The city where this unique race held is Llanwrytd Wells.
History: This sport game began in 2000 and started from a similar game: Bog Snorkelling Championships. This older game does not involve a bike.
7. Chess Boxing
How To Play: The main rule is this is boxing but also chess game. Matches divided by 4 Rounds, each 11 minutes that began and ended with chess. You can win either because you Knock Out opponent or beat your opponent in a chess table. Interestingly this bizarre sport has become an inspiration of Wu-Tang Clan on their debut album “Da Mystery of Chessboxin’”.
History: Initially a cartoonist from Serbia, Enki Bilal, starting a graphic novels with this chess boxing in 1992.
6 . Jai-Alai
Origin: Basque Region, between Spain and France
How To Play: Really similar to the squash, the difference is that squash use a soft small ball and not too dangerous, while at the Jai Alai the ball speed can reach almost 300 km per hour and the ball used is a hard ball. And well, the players do not use the racket, but used a wicker basket placed in the hands of the length of 25 inches. Like squash, players throw the ball to bounce on the wall, which was captured by the opponent’s basket in hand, and thrown back into the wall so captured by the opponent. If the ball falls, fails to arrest, out of line, new players will get the value of your opponent. Pelota (ball used in the game Alai Jalai can only be used for 15 minutes before finally damaged on the outer layer.
History: Jai Alai was first recorded in history and made a special field is in 1798 in Spain, and the game was developed in the Spain colonies of Central America and the Caribbean in the 1800s.
5. The Eton Wall Game
Origin: England in Eton College
How to play: This mixture game of rugby and soccer is played only by Eton College, for more than 300 years! Field? In the same place, where there is a wall which began curving inwards. How to play is not much different as playing rugby, gate A is the goal, the tree B is the goal, and between the goal there’s no wall. How it play is exactly just brought the ball into the goal. The problem is, The problem is, while The player who brought the ball pushed to the wall together until finally can’t managed to bring the ball into the goal. As during pushed to the wall, usually the ball loose. And the player sometimes crushed and rubbed against the wall as well. The last point made on this game was made in 1909 based on a story about this game.
Origin: Central Asia, Afganistan and Kyrgyztan
How To Play: National Sport of Afghanistan, Kyrgyztan and the countries of Central Asia, with two teams riding horses, that trying to fight a died sheep as a kind of ‘ball’. This dead sheep then trying be thrown into the box behind a certain line as a goal. This game can last several days.
History: Not clear, but it is considered as a sport to maintain troop morale remained high during the war.
3. Eukonkanto (Wife Carrying Championship)
How to play: The husband carry his wife on his back and run through a variety of special obstacles provided. “Wife” who carried it was not meant the real wife, the wife can be real wife, neighbors, or friend. Clearly there will be 250 meters long race, with two jump traps and two water traps. If the ‘wife’ fallen, you get punished for 15 seconds. You have to know that Dennis Rodman that was played in the NBA, have played this game as well.
History: Initially it’s just a joke, but become more and more popular and eventually became a special race like this.
How to play: This game is such a mix sports of hockey, football, rugby and fighting sport. This game is played with sticks called hurleys or “camáns” and a small hard ball. Two teams each consist of 15 people trying to score by hitting the ball as hard as possible, at whatever altitude and as speedy as possible! The ball that hit hard can reach speed of 100 miles (160 km) per hour! But still, somehow the “hurler” (hurling athletes) don’t wear any safety at all.
History: Maybe this sport was once known as the ‘fighting team game’ which then somehow became a bizarre sport like nowadays game.
1. The Cooper’s Hill Cheese Rolling and Wake
Origin: Gloucester in the Cotswolds region of England
How To Play: 20 ‘athletes’ will compete after a cylinder of cheese rolling down the hill. The athletes climbing the hill to the top, and these athletes will pursue a cylinder of double Gloucester cheese, which is not too big, which rolled from the top of the hill. The pursuers had a chance to catch the cheese just 1 second after the cheese had been released. Winners of this competition is the participant who managed to capture cheese cylinder earlier. As information, the cheese cylinder can reach speeds of 70 miles per hour!
History: No one know, but this game is 200 years old
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