Belly flops were fun as a kid. But these belly flops?! I’m pretty sure my neighbours just heard me yell “OHHHHHHHHHH OUCH” (sorry neighbours).
These aren’t your average belly flops. This weekend Norway hosted the “Belly Flop World Championships”.
Check out some highlights from this weekends competition —
If you watch the video, you’ll notice it looks like they curl their back right before they land in the water. They actually call this sports ‘dødsing’. The goal is to keep your body as flat as possible, for as long as possible, they then curl right before they hit the water (to avoid injury).
Dødsing, if translated to English, roughly means ‘deathing’. Which is how I’m sure these people feel once they hit the water!!!
Read more here.