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Dwarf Throwing / Midget Tossing

The sport of Dwarf Throwing had a short though popular history in the north of Australia. As far as we know, it was stopped following complaints from some sections of society - I wonder why?

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Apparently the dwarfs did not mind at all. The competition required the dwarf to be placed in a harness for ease of throwing, and a soft landing place was erected. The winner was based on distance thrown. Please note, we do not encourage the throwing of dwarfs without their full consent.

A dwarf tossing competition was shown in the movie 'Wolf of Wall Street'. In the Martin Scorsese film about corrupt stockbroker Jordan Belfort, the trader and his colleagues hurl small people wearing velco at a cloth target.

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