What’s not to understand? You just scramble up a free-standing 65 foot pole before toppling into a pit of sand.
If you’re getting a bit sick of the relentless circular discussion surrounding Suarez and his will-he-won’t-he-transfer from Liverpool to literally anywhere else, and Tom Huddlestone’s transfer to Hull City doesn’t exactly thrill you (unimaginable!), then here’s something that might keep you from going completely mad during silly season.
This is the Dutch sport of Fierljeppen. It’s a bit like the long jump, except instead of jumping you have to climb up a preposterously tall pole as fast as possible before it topples forward, planting you feet first into a sandpit.
It’s still better than preseason friendlies: