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    Posted on May 26, 2014

    Hundreds Of People Chased A Cheese Down A Steep Hill And It Was Wonderful

    It's the annual cheese rolling contest in Gloucestershire.

    Welcome to Cooper's Hill in Gloucestershire for the annual cheese chasing competition.

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    The rules are simple: a large circular cheese is rolled down the steep hill. And the first person to catch it wins.

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    This is a very serious event.

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    And competition is fierce.

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    Injuries are common.

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    There's a lot of skill to it.

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    But there can be only one winner of each race, who gets to keep the cheese.

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    And victory is sweet, as winner Josh Shepherd found out.

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    Unfortunately it turns out he doesn't really like cheese.

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