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Gloucestershire Cheese Rolling

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Beardz

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Gloucestershire Cheese Rolling is better than the Olympics, the best sports event ever, actually.

From the top of the hill a round of Double Gloucester cheese is rolled, and competitors race down the hill after it. The first person over the finish line at the bottom of the hill wins the cheese.



http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KOyQBSMeIhM

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OpzEF0D2xfE
 

iNvid02

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someone photoshop in max payne and we got ourselves something special
 

Cade

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That .gif is going to get leagues of shopped mileage, man. Bravo.

EDIT: I'll start off with one for my gaming side bros:
 

Magni

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Planet Earth (currently Tokyo, JP)
Found this in the related videos.
Japanese ride a tree trunk down a hill as part of some festival, looks like a great way to get crushed by a massive tree!

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AN7A7CTewr0&feature=player_detailpage#t=314s

This is even crazier than the OP. Oh, Japan, thanks for the gifs! edit: wiki link for the curious http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Onbashira

edit: more googling led me to this article from the Daily Mail, where the comments section seems to indicate that the Gloucestershire Cheese Rolling tradition is now banned. Good thing we still have videos though!
 

Cyrillus

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This year's: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_GdVnzDFyLg

At the very end:
Participant - "I bruised my kidneys last year."
Spectator - "Why do you do it?"
Participant - "It's tradition."
Spectator - "Do you like the cheese?"
Spectator - *shakes his head* "Can't stand the stuff."

Seems like silly fun I suppose.
 
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