The Weirdest Sports Of 2022

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Vote up the wackiest sports of them all.

What are the weirdest sports of 2022? This is a list of weird sports around the world, many of which might be among the best sports to play or even the best spectator sports. Weird sports like these have crazy objectives, ridiculous rules, and look downright fun to play! While none of the weirdest Olympic sports or the most popular sports are featured here, these weird sport competitions are sure to still entertain because these are unusual sports as well as funny sports. So, what are the weirdest sports? Which weird sports do you want to try?

These weird sports are truly a trip to watch. The weirdest sport of which might be the annual Pillow Fight Championship, where contestants can re-live childhood fun. There are also weird Japanese sports like Kaiju Big Battel and Bo-Taoshi. More bizarre sports, such as Cheese Rolling, Egg Throwing, Dog Surfing, Face Slapping, and Extreme Ironing.

Check out the weirdest official sports below. Vote up which crazy sports you would love to try!


  • Toe Wrestling
    Video: YouTube
    1
    7 votes

    Toe Wrestling

    Rules: Two opponents lock bodies and feet and attempt to pin each other down with no time limit, similar to arm wrestling.

    Main Prize: n/a

    Find out more here!

  • Calcio Storico
    Video: YouTube
    2
    6 votes

    Calcio Storico

    Rules: Players aim to get the ball over the opponent's goal using any part of the body. 27 players per side, 50 minute matches. Tripping, tackling, fighting are all allowed. No substitutions.

    Main Prize: Prize cow

    Find out more here!

  • Extreme Ironing (The World Extreme Ironing Championships)
    Video: YouTube
    3
    8 votes

    Extreme Ironing (The World Extreme Ironing Championships)

    Rules: Players must iron a variety of fabrics in different extreme conditions.

    Main Prize: Gold medal

    Find out more here!

  • Cheese Rolling
    Video: YouTube
    4
    7 votes

    Cheese Rolling

    Rules: Participants chase a rolling round of Double Gloucester cheese down a hill approximately 200 yards in length.

    Main Prize: Cheese

    Find out more here!

  • Rabbit Show Jumping (Kaninhoppning)
    Video: YouTube
    5
    4 votes

    Rabbit Show Jumping (Kaninhoppning)

    Rules: Modeled after horse show jumping, rabbits compete in a scaled down obstacle course.

    Main Prize: n/a

    Find out more here!

  • Shin Kicking
    Video: YouTube
    6
    4 votes

    Shin Kicking

    Rules: Combatants face each other while holding on to each other's collars. They attempt to strike each other in the shin until one is forced to the ground. Participants must wear soft shoes and stuff their trouser legs with straw for padding.

    Main Prize: n/a

    Find out more here!