Participants try to climb a bun tower outside Cheung Chau Pak Tai Temple Playground during the 2015 Bun Carnival in Hong Kong. Photo: Jonathan Wong Participants try to climb a bun tower outside Cheung Chau Pak Tai Temple Playground during the 2015 Bun Carnival in Hong Kong. Photo: Jonathan Wong
Participants try to climb a bun tower outside Cheung Chau Pak Tai Temple Playground during the 2015 Bun Carnival in Hong Kong. Photo: Jonathan Wong

Cheese rolls, bun climbs and eating chillies – the weirdest food sports

  • Food sport is the basis of many cultural festivals worldwide but testing human consumption is as popular
  • Contests date back as far as the War of the Roses but modern versions take on Scoville scale of heat and hot dogs

Topic |   Guinness World Records
Participants try to climb a bun tower outside Cheung Chau Pak Tai Temple Playground during the 2015 Bun Carnival in Hong Kong. Photo: Jonathan Wong Participants try to climb a bun tower outside Cheung Chau Pak Tai Temple Playground during the 2015 Bun Carnival in Hong Kong. Photo: Jonathan Wong
Participants try to climb a bun tower outside Cheung Chau Pak Tai Temple Playground during the 2015 Bun Carnival in Hong Kong. Photo: Jonathan Wong
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