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There's A Sport In The U.K. Called "Gurning" And It's The Most Beautiful Thing

And by "beautiful," of course, I mean "absolutely terrifying."

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So there's this sport in the U.K. called "gurning."

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And the point of this sport is literally to stick your head through a horse collar and make the most grotesque face imaginable.

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Like, actually, the point of this sport is to make a face like this.

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This is how you win.

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This is the entire sport.

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It's actually a really old tradition, usually held at the Egremont Crab Fair, which dates back to 1267.

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That's right, people in the U.K. have been sticking their heads through horse collars and making horrific faces for almost EIGHT HUNDRED YEARS.

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And people take this shit seriously.

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They go to horrific lengths to make their faces the ugliest in the world.

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All for the glory and beauty of victory.

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All for the majesty of gurning.

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All for a shiny trophy and some ribbons.

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And, of course, the fame and glory of becoming a gurning celebrity.

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So next time you think you're not an athlete...

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Just imagine your life as a professional in the world of gurning...

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The most beautiful and majestic sport in the history of mankind.

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