You’ll recall that last year the local police tried to put a stop to the competition by bullying the cheese maker out of donating the wheels of cheese to the competition. Luckily for humanity the competition went on anyway with a cheese stand in. Once more the world was given hours of vitally entertaining footage of people falling down.
The downhill race is one frought with danger, with broken legs, arms and pride a common occurence at this notorious local event.
For some, it’s the love of cheese that brings them to the steep green slopes near Brockworth.
As one winner declared: “I don’t even like cheese.”
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