It’s called Dødsing. No we don’t have a clue how to pronounce the word or why it’s so popular in Norway – but we do know the rules…

Essentially, the divers have to jump from a 10-metre platform and hold the straightest pose for as long as possible – before making contacts with the water.

Dødsing: Norwegian belly flop diving contest

Belly flop contest in Norway looks flipping painful

Posted by Lads Holiday Guide on Monday, August 15, 2016

 

And if you’re wondering why our Olympic diving lads Tom Daley and Dan Goodfellow don’t take part – sadly the competitors aren’t paid for their crazy antics and therefore won’t be able to make a living from it…

But at at least they make a splash!