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The Bionic Olympics

The Bionic Olympics

The Swiss National Centre of Competence in Research (NCCR) Robotics are hosting the world’s first ever bionic Olympics. Cybathlon will see bionic athletes compete against each other whilst wearing robotic exoskeletons, powered wheelchairs, robotic limbs, or just controlling machines with their brains. The event will be held in Zurich in October 2016, it will have […]

Wing Bowl 2014

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Wing Bowl 2014

A woman has become a Wing Bowl legend giving what has been lauded as the best Wing Bowl performance ever. 125lb mother-of-four, Molly Schuyler gorged her way to victory at yesterday’s Wing Bowl XXII where competitors try to eat as many chicken wings as they can in 30 minutes. The competition is held in Philadelphia […]

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Joey Chestnut gorges himself on shrimp

The world’s number one competitive eater, Joey Chestnut, has chomped his way into the record books once more by guzzling over nine pounds of shrimp-cocktail in eight minutes. Some of the world’s greediest athletes gathered at The World Famous St. Elmo Shrimp Cocktail-Eating Championships in Indianapolis yesterday to see who could devour the largest amount […]

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The world’s greatest competitive eater, Joey Chestnut, has proved once more that there is no stopping him. The top-ranked gurgitator has stormed to victory at this weekend’s inaugural World Twinkie Eating Championship held in Tunica County, Mississippi. Chestnut managed to devour an incredible, and stomach churning 121 Twinkies in only six minutes! That’s an alarming […]

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World Snail Racing Championships 2013

The results are in and the winner of the World Snail Racing Championships 2013 has been named as Racer II owned and trained by six-year-old Sue Ryder from King’s Lynn. The World Snail Racing Championships are held every year at the Congham Church Fete in Norfolk and sees snails and their jockeys gather from around […]

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Joey Chestnut defeated at slugburger contest

The world’s number one competitive eater, Joey Chestnut, was beaten this weekend at the second annual World Slugburger Eating Championship held in Corinth, Mississippi. Despite never eating a slugburger before Chestnut went into the contest feeling confident after recently winning the annual International Hot Dog Eating Contest in New York and setting a new world […]

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Joey Chestnut wins hot dog contest with new world record

The world’s number one competitive eater, Joey Chestnut has chomped his way to victory at Nathan’s Famous Fourth of July International Hot Dog Eating Contest for the seventh year in a row, and even set a new world record! Major League Eating’s top ranked gurgitator managed to devour an incredible 69 hot dog sausages and […]

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Last weekend saw the annual World Toe Wrestling Championships being held in Ashbourne, Derbyshire. The championships began in the 1970s and have been held annually at the Bentley Brook Inn since 2003. During this time the sport’s greatest competitor, Alan “Nasty” Nash has won a record number of bouts and was back this year to […]

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Joey Chestnut loses asparagus eating crown

The world’s number one competitive eater took a heavy blow this weekend when he was beaten at one of his most successful events. Top gurgitator Joey Chestnut has triumphed at the World Deep-Fried Asparagus Eating Championships seven times since he first competed in 2005. The eating champ also holds the world record for largest amount […]

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Kiwi sets mobile phone throwing record

A 20-year-old student and javelin chucker from New Zealand has set a new world record for throwing a mobile phone. Ben Langton Burnell from Manawatu is a five times champion javelin thrower and now unofficial world record mobile phone flinger. The promising young athlete went against his coach’s wishes and accepted the challenge of breaking […]

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