‘Cold, hellish, terrifying’ – tough guys go for it in UK comp

WOLVERHAMPTON, United Kingdom (AFP) – Submerged in mud, running over fire, crawling through electrified wires – it’s not most people’s idea of fun. But 1,500 people from 27 countries, many of them in fancy dress, did just that in the “Tough Guy” competition this weekend in central England. This year the event had around 300 obstacles designed to test the limits of endurance, from the ‘Colditz Walls’ and ‘Tyre Torture’ to ‘Vietcong Tunnels’. More details in Tuesday’s Borneo Bulletin