Gloucestershire "Cheese Rolling and Wake"

<b>Cheese rolling</b><br>
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The annual cheese rolling race is another silly British tradition, brought to you by the same people that gave us Monty Python. Start at the top of a super-steep hill, roll a Double Gloucester cheese wheel down, and race after it.<br>
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<i>Competitors hurl themselves down a steep slope after a 7-pound wheel of double Gloucester cheese in the annual event in Cooper's Hill, England.</i>
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Cheese rolling

The annual cheese rolling race is another silly British tradition, brought to you by the same people that gave us Monty Python. Start at the top of a super-steep hill, roll a Double Gloucester cheese wheel down, and race after it.

Competitors hurl themselves down a steep slope after a 7-pound wheel of double Gloucester cheese in the annual event in Cooper's Hill, England.

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