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British Shin-Kicking Championships

Yes, this is a real thing.  Every year, the most aggro shin-kickin’ blokes from all over Ye Olde Blighty gather at the Cotswold Olimpicks (not a typo, or at least not by me) to kick each other below the knees until someone falls down.  But don’t forget about the shirt-pulling wrestling, lest the organizers correct you for your stunning ignorance of the subtle nuances of this glorious sport.  The winner apparently gets a swell trophy and the right to heap smug contempt on all who doubted him, while the loser is presumably declared a wanker and showered with empty Stella cans.

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