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July 22, 2018

Head in the Sand

Two men engage in a bout of Schwingen, or Swiss wrestling. The traditional sport goes back centuries. In each bout, the opponents try to grab each others Schwingerhosen, or wrestling breeches, and throw each other on the ground. The first person whose shoulders touch the ground loses. This photo was submitted to Your Shot, our photo community on Instagram. Follow us on Instagram at @natgeoyourshot or visit us at for the latest submissions and news about the community.
Photograph by Philipp H., National Geographic Your Shot

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