31 Strange Sports That Actually Exist

10. Haxey Hood

England has some traditions that sound unarguably strange to the rest of us non-English population, and this includes Haxey Hood, a sport that combines the mechanics of rugby with weird costume and headgear. What makes this sport more interesting albeit confusing is that it accommodates an unlimited number of players.


11. Goanna Tug of War

Before you conjure images of people tugging goanna, a kind of lizard from Australia, here’s an idea of what the sport is actually about: it follows the mechanics of tug of war except that 2 contestants are joined by wearing a heavy leather band around their neck. They then face each other and tug with all their might for the title at the Australian National Goanna Pulling Championships.


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