“Tired of Tough Mudder? Then try the World Mountain Bike Bog Snorkelling Championships” is an article chock full of suggestions for the athletic — well, if they want suggestions that are about world mountain biking as well as bog snorkelling for competition! Sound weird? The article gets into details about some fairly obscure championships, and ways people can find (and enter) them.
- The World Mountain Bike Bog Snorkelling Championships in Llanwrtyd Wells, where competitors have to ride a mountain bike as fast as they can along the bottom of Waen Rhydd bog.
- The bikes are specially prepared with a lead filled frame and riders wear lead weight belts to avoid floating off the bikes.
- The tyres are filled with water to ensure grip on the bottom of the trench, and divers are on hand for safety purposes.
“”The bikes are specially prepared with a lead filled frame and riders wear lead weight belts to avoid floating off the bikes.””