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Melon-dramatic: check out Azerbaijan’s thrilling watermelon smashing competition

24 August 2016

If you’re looking for thrills, search no further and be amazed by this man’s incredible feat of watermelon smashing using nothing but his head (and a rather triumphant punch at the end).

This remarkable event formed part of the Azerbaijani town of Sabirabad’s watermelon festival, which also featured numerous watermelon-based dishes and a gripping watermelon carving competition.

For the full effect, please turn up your sound.

Source: BBC Russian (in Russian)