June 2, 2003

Who Will Chase The Cheese Now

- Perilous Annual Cheese Chase Called Off according to Reuters "Oddly Enough" news. (thanks Patti)

The English county of Gloucestershire has, for centuries, hosted a ritual involving grown people, wheels of cheese, and steep hills. Add these intriguing elements together and you get a recipe for numerous injuries.

Apparently, the event is pretty darned exciting:

Last year, according to the organizers' Web site, "there were only three casualties requiring hospital attention," including a spectator who fainted.

Some people should be more careful when exposing themselves to extreme sports.

Posted by James at June 2, 2003 12:31 PM
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