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Unique Competitions, Extraordinary Events and other Amazing Adventures. We aim for weird and wonderful, and we share the stories of champions and organizers from some of the world's most obscure events. From Heavy Metal Knitting to Barstool ski racing, to the search for the World's Ugliest Dog - we hope our listeners will add these events to their bucket lists and start seeking the odd and unusual in life.

Unique Competitions, Extraordinary Events and other Amazing Adventures. We aim for weird and wonderful, and we share the stories of champions and organizers from some of the world's most obscure events. From Heavy Metal Knitting to Barstool ski racing, to the search for the World's Ugliest Dog - we hope our listeners will add these events to their bucket lists and start seeking the odd and unusual in life.

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United States

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Unique Competitions, Extraordinary Events and other Amazing Adventures. We aim for weird and wonderful, and we share the stories of champions and organizers from some of the world's most obscure events. From Heavy Metal Knitting to Barstool ski racing, to the search for the World's Ugliest Dog - we hope our listeners will add these events to their bucket lists and start seeking the odd and unusual in life.

Language:

English

Contact:

4042596260


Episodes

2020 US Air Guitar Online Championship - Episode 60

7/14/2020
RoShamBo welcomes back Kriston Rucker, the co-founder of the US Air Guitar Championship to give us the scoop on the 2020 online championship. Watch for free on July 25th on Twitch ( https://www.twitch.tv/usairguitar ) and head over to https://www.usairguitar.com/ to learn more! Wanna give RoShamBo some love? Subscribe. Review. Tell a friend. www.RoShamBoPodcast.com

Duration:00:13:23

Kinetic Sculpture in Place - Episode 59

5/19/2020
As with so many extraordinary events in these strange pandemic days, the folks from the Kinetic Grand Championship knew that they couldn’t gather like normal this Memorial Day Weekend. So... they decided to come up with an online alternative. Introducing… The 2020 Kinetic Sculpture in Place! RoShamBo was joined by Queen Professor President of the Kinetic Universe Board Kati Texas to find out all about this online Memorial Day Weekend event. Check it out at...

Duration:00:19:25

Timely and Terrific - The Chiditarod - Episode 58

3/10/2020
“The CHIditarod is a race like none other. It’s a food drive, a race for charity, a beauty pageant, a bar crawl, spontaneous street theater, and not for the faint of heart. It’s fast, furious, cold, creative, exciting, and very, very fun.” This episode originally aired back in 2018, but contains an update from the 2020 race that happened last weekend. 2020 marked the 15th anniversary of the Chiditarod and you can still check out pictures and links on the Chiditarod's original show page on...

Duration:00:37:35

The Heavy Metal Knitting World Championship - Episode 57

2/25/2020
Oh how RoShamBo loves Finland... Home of the World Wife Carrying Championship, Mobile Phone Throwing World Championships and The World Air Guitar Championships... and now - adding to their RoShamBo ranks, we are thrilled to tell you the story of The Heavy Metal Knitting World Championship. This past July, the town of Joensuu hosted the first ever inaugural event and RoShamBo caught up with USA's (Lansing, Michigan) team - 9" Needles. Mentioned in this episode: Heavy Metal Knitting World...

Duration:00:15:30

Timely and Terrific - Frozen Dead Guy Days - Episode 56

2/11/2020
A quirky little Colorado mountain town. A dead Norwegian grandfather on ice. A coffin race. All of this and more at Frozen Dead Guy Days. This year's festival is happening March 13-15 2020 - start planning your adventure today! Mentioned in this episode: Frozen Dead Guy Days Festival RoShamBo's Frozen Dead Guy Days episode page Mike the Headless Chicken RoShamBo Episode that gives more info on the town where Ted moved

Duration:00:30:49

World's Greatest Chainsaw Juggler - Episode 55

1/28/2020
In RoShamBo’s world, Ian Stewart lands somewhere between Unique and Amazing. He’s a 6 time Guinness World Record holder who also happens to be a hypnotist, a comedian and a magician. You know, just your average Canadian daredevil. Links mentioned in this episode: Ian's Website The Plantation on Crystal River Manatee Tour The World Sign Spinning Championship (episode page) Baltimore’s Small Foods Party (episode page) Small Foods Party (event page)

Duration:00:11:31

World Champion Whistler - Episode 54

1/14/2020
In the movie "To Have and Have Not", Lauren Bacall infamously said, “You know how to whistle, don’t you Steve? You just put your lips together, and blow”. And you know what, according to World Champion Whistler Carole Anne Kaufman, she’s not wrong. Master’s of Musical Whistling Festival and Competition The Diva’s website The World Whistlers Convention and Competition in Japan

Duration:00:24:36

Happy New Year - Episode 53

12/31/2019
Some of our favorite past guests reached out to wish YOU a Happy New Year! . . www.24hoursoflemons.com www.nationalbeardchampionships.com http://kineticgrandchampionship.com/ https://aarrowsignspinners.com/competitions/ https://www.chiditarod.org/ https://www.smallfoodsparty.com/ https://frozendeadguydays.org/ https://www.ifpapinball.com/ https://www.pilwarren.com/pilwarren_maslin_beach_nude_games.htm http://www.theworldsugliestdog.com/

Duration:00:10:43

Red Bull Paper Wings World Finals - Episode 52

12/17/2019
Your 3rd grade teacher’s worst nightmare…. It’s the Red Bull Paper Wings World Finals!

Duration:00:10:47

The 2019 National Gingerbread House Competition at the Omni Grove Park Inn - Episode 51

12/3/2019
Fair warning, we use the term ‘houses’ loosely - because there are also Gingerbread pirate ships, tiki bars, gypsy wagons, fairy castles and polar bears - if you can dream it, they can build it in this wondrous assortment of 100% edible masterpieces! Cool things mentioned in this episode: Omni Grove Park Inn Grove Arcade National Gingerbread Championship In Real LIfe East Atlanta Kids Club Grove’s Tasteless Chill Tonic Gingerfriends Cakes by Beatriz

Duration:00:35:07

The International Hair Freezing Contest - Episode 50

11/19/2019
Straight from the mighty Yukon territory of Canada - this is what happens when cold hair meets hot pools. Links mentioned in episode: https://www.surfertoday.com/surfing/the-best-river-surfing-waves-in-the-world http://takhinihotpools.com/ https://www.roshambopodcast.com/episodes/2018/10/5/episode-011-world-beard-and-moustache-championships https://www.roshambopodcast.com/episodes/2018/5/21/s1e4-gurning

Duration:00:14:58

National Beard and Mustache Championships - Episode 49

11/5/2019
Get your Imperials, your Handlebars and your Alaskan Whalers ready - it's the National Beard and Mustache Championships! Learn more: https://www.nationalbeardchampionships.com/

Duration:00:10:35

Irish Road Bowling - Epidsode 48

10/22/2019
Fun with Cannonballs!

Duration:00:19:08

Cosplay Medics - Episode 47

10/8/2019
During our coverage of Dragon Con 2019 we discovered a subculture - within the subculture of Dragon Con. People that spend their time at the Con helping others in need. They are Cosplay Medics and they're the hero's HEROES.

Duration:00:25:31

Wheelbarrows - Episode 46

9/24/2019
Sure they're great for hauling things - but did you know that you can race 'em and use 'em for crazy tricks? Well you can. And it is awesome.

Duration:00:17:47

Outhouse Races - Episode 45

9/10/2019
Potty humor encouraged - It's the World Championship Outhouse Races!

Duration:00:10:56

RoShamBo Recap - DragonCon 2018

8/29/2019
We're off to DragonCon and we will bring you stories in the coming weeks of all the craziness that we get to see this year. To hold you over, here's a compilation of DragonCon related episodes from 2018. Enjoy, and if you see us at the Con, say HI!

Duration:01:21:03

Aquaplaning - Episode 44

8/27/2019
Before there were water skis, this is how the kids got their kicks.

Duration:00:12:20

Dog Surfing - Episode 43

8/20/2019
I bet these dogs surf better than you.

Duration:00:19:08

Air Guitar Championships - Episode 42

8/13/2019
Going for the gold at the US Air Guitar Championship!

Duration:00:34:42