Lithuanians compete with scythes in traditional race

STORY: Location: Rupkalviai, Lithuania

Lithuanians raced with scythes in hand in this traditional mowing competition

A large field was turned into a 320-foot-long meadow zone

Date: August 6, 2022

About 50 contenders took part, including the refugees from Ukraine

They have to mow around various obstacles, such as hidden bird nests

The race aims to promote a slower pace of life in a fast-paced world

Kozmas Auskalnis won first place, completing the track in 3:45min