10 obscure sports that you had no idea existed

Forget football, basketball and hockey, here are some sports around the world more fun, more crazy and more obscure than you had ever thought possible. Some of these are so wacky that I genuinely thought they were just made up stories. But no, they actually do exist and people in that particular region play them all the time.

#1 Bo-taoshi

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“Bo-taoshi” is the Japanese term for “pole-pulldown”. A whopping 300 people play this sport at once, with each team having 150 people, divided into 75 defenders and 75 attackers. Basically what you have to do is just knock down the pole of the opposing team.

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