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Top 10 Strangest Summer Sports

This summer, you can play volleyball or swim in the ocean like everyone else, or you can get awesome with one of these unusual sports. And to take your summer to the next level, try Jack Daniel's Tennessee Honey.

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3. Elephant Polo

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Steering an enormous animal and hitting a ball with a mallet affixed to a 6-to-10 foot pole are unique challenges in and of themselves - put them together and you get the exciting sport of Elephant Polo.

5. Water Jet Packing

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More of a thrill ride than an actual sport, water jet packing allows you to feel the sensation of flying at the push of button. Jet pack wearers are propelled several feet in the air by four motors that push water out from under them.

7. Trike Drifting

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Proving that you're never too old to ride a trike, some full-grown thrill seekers invented trike drifting, adding some much needed swag to the three-wheeled vehicle.

9. Greased Pole Climbing

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Greased pole climbing is exactly what the name suggests: climbing on a greased pole. Depending on the region in which it takes in, the pole might be horizontal as it is in Massachusetts, and contestants might be required to hold their position on the pole for prolonged amounts of time.

10. Tuna Tossing

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As part of the annual Tunarama fest which takes place in Port Lincoln, Australia, competitors from all over come to toss a 10 pound frozen tuna as far as they can. The current record for tuna tossing lies at 25 meters, or 82 feet.

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