Bizarre Christmas tree throwing contest in Germany
A town in southern Germany has come up with an unusual way for people to get rid of their Christmas trees - a tree throwing championships!
The idea's a simple one - people just bring along their old trees and see how far they can throw them.
There are three different tree throwing categories - 'Weitwurf' (javelin-style), 'Hammerwurf' (hammer-style) and 'Hochwurf' (high jump-style).
Each person's distances are added up to find out the overall champion.
48 year-old Frank Schwender was the star of the show this year, winning the tournament for a third time in a row.
He retained his title with a total distance of 22.45 metres over the three throwing disciplines.
At the end a huge bonfire is built out of all the Christmas trees.