The Strangest Sports in the World

There are many unusual sports in the world because they are not widely played or the people who take part may be little unusual.

Wife Carrying

It is a sport very popular in Finland, where male competitors race while carrying a female teammate. The wife with at least 49 kilograms is carried through a 253.5 meter obstacle course. If the wife is dropped, the teams face a 15 second penalty. The award for the winners is a beer with the weight of your “wife”.


Rolling down the hill into a giant plastic orb can be fun and very exciting. The Zorb is composed of two inflatable plastic balls, one placed inside the other. From one to three people can be placed into one Zorb.



Cycleball is a combination of association football and bicycling. Two players riding a bike are trying to score a goal using the bicycle wheels. If the player touches the ground with his leg, the other team is awarded with a penalty kick.



The Quidditch game first appeared in the Harry Potter books, but the funs developed more earthbound version. Players are trying to throw balls through round hoops on the opposite side of the field, holding broomsticks between their legs. First was played at Middlebury College, Vermont and quickly spread throughout other universities.


Sepak takraw

It is a kind of volleyball where the ball can be hit with anything except the arms. Invented over 500 years ago by the Malaysian royal family, it is especially popular in Malaysia and Thailand.


Beer Pong

Beer Pong is the most popular game on the college parties in the United States. It is a mix of ping pong and drinking beer. Players throw a ping pong ball from one to the other side of the table attempting to land the ball in a cup of beer. When the ball has been sunk in a cup, the opponent consumes the beer and the cup is eliminated from the game. Beer Pong has its own world series. In January 2013 in Vegas the World Series of Beer Pong VIII was held. 160 teams participate in the competition and the “Drinkin Smokin Straight West Coastin” side from California won the price of $ 50,000.


Legends Football League

Legends Football League, founded in 2009, is a women’s 7-on-7 tackle American football league playing at NFL, MLS, NHL and NBA stadiums and arenas in the United States. What can be more attractive of women play football in their smalls?


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