The Strangest Competitions From Around The Globe.

The Strangest Competitions From Around The Globe.Weird Wacky World. The Strangest Competitions From Around The Globe.Everyone wants to feel like a winner or a champion, but not everyone is good at sports or has exceptional artistic skills. Because everyone wants to be the best at something, there are contests for all sorts of things, like chess, trivia and even arm wrestling. Those aren’t even close to the strangest competitions though. People so love a chance to win and compete that there are odd events all over the world. Here are some of the strangest.

 Wife Carrying Races

Eukonkanto or wife carrying, originated in Finland though the exact reason why is unclear. The goal is to carry your wife (or a woman weighing no less than 108 lbs) through a 277 yard track in the shortest amount of time. There are a few methods for carrying (fireman’s carry, in the arms, piggyback etc.) though the preferred method seems to be the Estonian method as seen in the photo below.