We've collected five of the weirdest events that most people (and networks) never mention—plus, we've thrown in a fake event among them.
Think you can spot the fake event? It all depends on how well you know the Olympics' stranger offerings.
So strap on your goggles, gloves and gear and prepare to dive into the queerest of the queer—a gold medal to whoever picks out the fake sport among the real.
Players drop a ball into the side of a table and then use ten figures mounted on rotating bars to kick the ball into the opposing goal.
Like table tennis, singles and doubles can compete. Winning requires quick reflexes, reactionary hand-eye coordination and enough arm strength to whip the ball into your opponent's goal at up to 35 miles per hour.