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A competitor takes part in the World Bog Snorkelling Championships in Waen Rhydd peat bog at Llanwrtyd Wells, south Wales. Entrants must negotiate two lengths of a 60-yard trench through the peat bog in the quickest possible time without using any conventional swimming strokes.
Many who voted Brexit said that they wished to preserve ‘British culture’. It seems to me that it is in a good state of health whether the UK is part of the European Community or not. In fact, this page which lists other “Downright Weird British Sports and Games” is in a section of “British Culture, British Customs and British Traditions.”
I’d hope that migrant communities would introduce some of their own wacky games.
Sepak Bola Api anyone?