German men with the strongest fingers compete in Bavaria’s ‘Fingerhakeln’ wrestling championship

BERNBEUREN, Germany — Despite the threat of dislocated fingers and strained muscles, over 150 Bavarian men came together Sunday to compete in Germany’s unique national championship of “Fingerhakeln,” or finger wrestling. The “finger wrestlers” met in a big beer tent in the small southern village of Bernbeuren. Around 1,000 visitors cheered on the all-male contestants … Read more