The Great Alpine Finger Pulling Championships

 The Great Alpine Finger Pulling Championships

To win a finger wrestling contest you have to pull your opponent across a table, using only one of your digits

It may sound funny, but for some Bavarian and Austrian men finger wrestling is no joke. They take it very seriously: For them it’s about prestige and honor.

In the old days, people say, it was used to settle disputes. Today it has the standing of a national sport in the Alpine region of southern Germany and neighboring Austria. (Pics)

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