Here is a list of 26 weird and unusual sports, from A to Z. See our whole list of unusual sports.
Apple Race — racing apples down the river, where else but on the apple isle of Tasmania, Australia.
Beard & Moustache Championships — who has the best facial hair.
Cheese Rolling — get yourself and the cheese to the bottom of a hill as fast as you can.
Dog Dancing — choreographed dog and owners routines.
Egg Rolling — an Easter tradition even played at the White House every year.
Finger Jousting — try to poke your opponent without being poked yourself.
Gurning Contest — pull a face and win.
Hairiest Back — who has the most hair on their back.
Irish Road Bowling — look out cars, bowling along the roads of Ireland.
Japanese Botaoshi — a tough and crazy game like capture the flag played in Japan.
Kissing Competitions — unusual kissing events such as underwater and basketball kissing.
Land Diving — dry land bungy jumping.
Moonrock Throwing — not just any rock throwing, but moonrocks (not from the moon)
Nude Beach Olympics — held at the nudist section of Baker Beach San Francisco
Orange Races — racing oranges down a road.
Pooh Sticks Championship — not so sticky game played by Pooh Bear.
Quidditch — the sport created for the Harry Potter books.
Running of the Nudes — the naked alternative to the Pamplona bull run.
Shin Kicking — kick them in the shins until they fall down.
Two-Handed Tennis — an unusual variation of the popular game.
Uppies and Downies — a version of Medieval Football with about 1000 players on each team who attempt to get the ball to the opposing team's goal.
Volata — a type of football created by fascist Italy.
Worm Charming — bring as many worms to the surface as you can.
X-treme Ironing — Who said ironing is difficult? When you take your iron and board to extreme places it cannot get any harder.
Yabbie Races — slow races for the Australian freshwater crustacean
Zorb Ball — rolling down the hill, with padding!.
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