People love to compete at pretty much everything and these odd contests from all over the world prove it. Take a look at some of the most bizarre competitions from around the world.
1. Areca Tree Climbing
Independence Day in Bondowoso, Indonesia sees the occurrence of a strange sport called Areca Tree climbing. In the sport, tree poles are greased up and the contestants have to scale them to reach the prizes at the top. Slippery stuff!