America might have a corner on the market for participating in sports people actually watch, but there's no doubt the United Kingdom has weird sports down to a fine art.
Meet Cheese Rolling! The magical time of year where scores of Brits needlessly injure themselves by flailing down a hill in hopes of catching a rolling wheel of cheese. Think those injuries sound like hyperbole? You'd be wrong! Look no further than the event's Wikipedia entry.
The race of 2005 was delayed while the ambulances returned from the hospital, all of them having been required to transport casualties from previous races.Nevertheless, it was one of the most popular events in recent years, with many more participants than were able to run in the four races.
More importantly we might have found the spiritual cheese-chasing successor to "Rollerblading Raptors Mascot," pay attention to the dude in the upper right in the white shirt and pants.