Christmas Tree Throwing World Championships

Ever wondered what to do with an unwanted Christmas tree? Well the annual Christmas Tree Throwing World Championships may have found a solution...

The competition took place in the German town of Weidenthal on Sunday.

There are three disciplines in the championships - the Weitwurf (javelin-style), Hammerwurf (hammer-style), and a Hochwurf (high jump-style).

The overall winner was Hubert Bielenbach. Check out the clip to see the competitors in action!

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