This crazy chair race is holding in Germany every year. All competitors are racing downhill through the 170m course. The only weird thing is that they all are racing on office chairs This is probably the best way to release your self from daily office stress. Checkout photos of race. Racing in pairs and equipped with helmets and kneepads, the 58 participants then launch themselves onto the course head-first from a ramp.This year’s racers mainly came from areas around Cologne, Stuttgart and Luxembourg, with the second and third places won by local speed demons Andreas Ripper and Finn-Jan Rucktäschel.before pointing out the strict regulations in place for the third championship of its kind: the chairs are allowed to be fitted with inline-skate wheels and handles, but no kind of motorized aid is permitted.
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Meet Nicholas Hendrickx, a super creative guy and photographer from Belgium. He calls himself a perfectionist with great patience, but in the end Nicholas thinks the main thing that matters is having a lot of fun. And if you think that it was animal torture – read on. “On May 16 2007 I met Gerald Fly in my garden as I was shooting some cliche flowers. I had just bought my first cheap macro filters online and was excitingly giving them a try.
Gerald caught my attention as he was sitting on a flowerpot with nothing but a cardboard sign that said “Will work 4 food”. Over the years he degraded from a successful cab driver to a poor lonely insect as he had 173 wives who cost him a fortune on make-up and clothing. Not to mention his 2184 kids, who all needed money for education and iPods.So there he was, staring at me with his big mosaic eyes, begging me for help. Macro filters in hand I offered him a job as my new photography model…”