As featured on ESPN Sports in Brazil, there are some athletic champions that receive their accolades entirely outside the realm of professional sports, Olympics or prime time television.
ESPN's champions of unusual disciplines are:
Dimitri Ivanov - head weight lifting champion
Yasakatsu Yamamoto - fish slicing champion
Emy Mccalister - hanging spoon champion
They may never make it on to a Wheaties cereal box or the cover of Sports Illustrated Magazine, but their talents are amazing nonetheless.
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If you do however find yourself denying just how epic these oddball olympians really are, take a look at more photos from ESPN Brazil's Unusual Athletes. While I'm impressed with myself if I take a simple trip to the gym, these athletes really do take being strong to new heights!