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The Sport of Camel Jumping


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If you're in the Zaraniq tribe of Yemen and you want to show off, jump over a camel. Or better yet, three camels at the same time. According to a tribal legend, the practice began generations ago as a dare between two men. Now it's a sport of demanding athleticism.

Link -via Oddity Central

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It looks like the first camel's saddle is six feet above the ground and the last jumper's center of gravity cleared it by three feet. That is a full foot over the world's record! Someone needs to teach these guys the Fosbury Flop.
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