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Wednesday, January 15, 2014

New Olympic Sport

throw tree picThe people of Weidenthal, a small town in southern Germany, have found a cool way to make use of their old Christmas trees after the holiday season: they host the annual Christmas Tree Throwing World Championships.

You don’t even need to wait for an invitation to take part in the event … just show up with your old tree – minus the decorations and lights – and see how far you can throw it. The trees eventually go into a giant bonfire.Here’s an idea for another post-Christmas event: the annual Credit-Card Throwing World Championships to see how far away you can throw them before burning them in a bonfire.