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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."

    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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