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The World Stone Skimming Championship - Episode 010
Stone Skipping, or Stone Skimming as they say in Scotland, is another hobby we probably all grew up doing. All you need is a body of water and a flat stone and you can make that sucker fly. In the States we generally try to see how many skips we can make the stone do. In Scotland, it’s a distance game. To that end, the World Stone Skimming Championships are held every September on beautiful Easdale Island. If you enjoyed this episode please be sure to subscribe and review us in Apple...
Digit Wrestling - Episode 009
We all grew up thumb wrestling, right? Did you ever consider wrestling with your second strongest digit - the big toe? Yes! It’s a thing! And on this episode we cover both these amazing competitions. If you enjoyed this episode please be sure to subscribe and review us in Apple Podcasts, Castbox, Stitcher or where ever you get your podcasts. For more fun and games head over to www.RoShamBoPodcast.com
The North American Wife Carrying Championship - Episode 008
If you’ve ever longed to go for a run with your wife on you shoulders but thought better of it, we have JUST the event for you! The North American Wife Carrying Championship goes down every fall at Sunday River in Maine. If you enjoyed this episode please be sure to subscribe and review us in Apple Podcasts, Castbox, Stitcher or where ever you get your podcasts. For more fun and games head over to www.RoShamBoPodcast.com
The National Gingerbread House Competition - Episode 007
Welcome to our Christmas in July spectacular featuring the National Gingerbread House Competition! If you’re looking for a sweet summer treat, this episode really takes the cake. If you enjoyed this episode please be sure to subscribe and review us in Apple Podcasts, Castbox, Stitcher or where ever you get your podcasts. For more fun and games head over to www.RoShamBoPodcast.com
24 Hours of Lemons - Episode 006
The 24 Hours of Lemons is an endurance roadracing series for cars that cost $500 or less. The name is a play off of the historic 24 hours of LaMans race, but as 84 time racer Anton Lovett put it, “Lemons isn’t racing just for rich idiots, it’s for all idiots”. If you enjoyed this episode please be sure to subscribe and review us in Apple Podcasts, Castbox, Stitcher or where ever you get your podcasts. For more fun and games head over to www.RoShamBoPodcast.com
Bonus Episode- RoShamBo Recap : The Kinetic Grand Championship
Bonus Episode - RoShamBo Recap *Please listen to to the full episode (#3) about the race first. We promise it will make this bonus episode more enjoyable* The Kinetic Grand Championship crowned their winner over Memorial Day weekend. Congratulations to Team TriloBike and their amazing machine, the Trilobike Diner. Listen in as we talk to Steve McHaney about what it’s takes to win this most grueling yet joyful race. If you enjoyed this episode please be sure to subscribe and review us...
Frozen Dead Guy Days’ Coffin Race - Episode 005
Frozen Dead Guy Days is held every March in Nederland, CO. The festival celebrates it’s most famous resident (the ever frozen Grandpa Bredo) by holding a bunch of fun activities, including a good old fashion coffin race! Hear the story behind the legend and meet the race competitors that embrace this fantastically unique tradition.
The World Gurning Championship - Episode 004
What is Gurning, you ask? Gurning is a competition based on what some people call Grimacing - or “pulling a face”. The goal is to try and make your face look as ugly or ridiculous as possible. Come along with us on this episode we travel back in time and across the ocean to England to meet some modern-day competitors of this medieval sport.
The Kinetic Grand Championship - Episode 003
Imagine a 50-mile race of Kinetic Sculptures. Sculptures are all-terrain human-powered art vehicles, engineered to race over road, water, mud, and sand. It’s for real and it’s nuts! Listen in as we go Art over Elbows at The Kinetic Grand Championship!
The World Pinball Championship - Episode 002
The World Pinball Championship is hosted by the International Flipper Pinball Association and this year’s event - IFPA 15 - is happening in Ontario, Canada. Join us as we go Full Tilt into the world of competitive pinball.
The European Rock Paper Scissors Championship - Episode 001
Formally known as the UK Rock Paper Scissors Championship, this competition has been going on for over a decade in London Englad. It’s a total mind game that anyone can play but few can master.
Welcome to RoShamBo
RoShamBo is the podcast about unique competitions and the extraordinary competitors that make them happen. The world is a big, beautiful and sometimes strange place. All over the globe, interesting people are engaging in unique, quirky and just plain odd pursuits. Often, when an interesting person desires to become the best at one of these unique pursuits, a competition is born. That’s where we come in. Our goal is two-fold. On one level it is to discover and share these perhaps lesser...