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    • Participants in the BoogelWoogel-2018 carnival are seen here during a mass downhill sliding in bikinis at teh Roza Khutor mountain ski resort, Sochi
    • BoogelWoogel-2018 Summerish Alpine Carnival
    • BoogelWoogel-2018 Summerish Alpine Carnival
    • BoogelWoogel-2018 Summerish Alpine Carnival
    • BoogelWoogel-2018 Summerish Alpine Carnival
    • BoogelWoogel-2018 Summerish Alpine Carnival
    • BoogelWoogel-2018 Summerish Alpine Carnival
    • BoogelWoogel-2018 Summerish Alpine Carnival
    • BoogelWoogel-2018 Summerish Alpine Carnival
    • BoogelWoogel-2018 Summerish Alpine Carnival
    • BoogelWoogel-2018 Summerish Alpine Carnival
    • Participants in the BoogelWoogel-2018 carnival at the Rosa Khutor mountain ski resort, Sochi
    • Participants in the BoogelWoogel-2018 carnival are seen here after a mass downhill sliding in bikinis at the Rosa Khutor mountain ski resort, Sochi
    • Participant in the BoogelWoogel-2018 carnival is seen here ahead of a mass downhill sliding in bikinis at the Rosa Khutor mountain ski resort, Sochi
    • Participants in the BoogelWoogel-2018 carnival are seen here ahead of a mass downhill sliding in bikinis at teh Roza Khutor mountain ski resort, Sochi
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    Participants in the BoogelWoogel-2018 carnival are seen here during a mass downhill sliding in bikinis at teh Roza Khutor mountain ski resort, Sochi

    The most entertaining of all sporting events in the world take place in Sochi, Russia with about a dozen unusual sports in the program.

    Participants in the BoogelWoogel-2018 Summerish Alpine Festival in Sochi, Russia, take part in the battle of paint dubbed "Holi", ski jumping and snowboarding to the pool, dance battles, the "Miss BoogelWoogel" beauty contest" and a snow volleyball tournament. This year 1,800 contestants were schussing in swimsuits and shorts on skis and snowboards, shattering the Guinness world record.

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