U.K.: “Cheese-rolling race axed after 200 years”

It’s seen as too risky [Daily Mail, UK] Local authorities will try to bring the event back next year; we covered an earlier suspension in 2003.

P.S. Commenter Peter Eipers: “They can’t handle crowd control for a cheese race, and they are about to host the Olympics?” More: Zincavage.

3 Comments

  • It looks like the sun is finally setting on the British Empire.

    It’s becoming harder to believe that these people once ruled across the globe.

  • They can’t handle crowd control for a cheese race, and they are about to host the Olympics?

  • They don’t want the expense of handling the crowd control for this event and are using safety as an excuse.