That’s gotta hurt! Visit the World Shin-kicking Championships


A high threshold for pain is just one requirement for athletes competing in the World Shin Kicking Championships in England. They also need strong upper bodies to hold onto their opponent while repeatedly kicking them in the shins until somebody gives up. Contestants are allowed to stuff their pants with straw padding before the match. This year’s winner is the defending champ, 26-year-old farmer Adam Miller.