7 Sports From Ancient Times
That Were CRAZY, BLOODY,
And RUTHLESS

Shin Kicking

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This English sport may not be lethal but it is certainly hardcore. Yeah, it might not seem like a big deal having two people holding their opponent's neck and trying to kick each others' shin. But when the game was first invented, participants wore steel-toed boots. Ouch! The training was even worse as it required players to hit their own shin using different sized hammers.

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