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Christmas Trees Take Flight for Charity

Competitors throw Christmas trees as far and high as possible for charity.
Image: A competitor throws during the UK Christmas Tree Throwing Championships in Keele
A competitor throws during the UK Christmas Tree Throwing Championships in Keele, central England , November 30, 2014. DARREN STAPLES / Reuters

A competitor takes part in the U.K. Christmas Tree Throwing Championships in Keele, central England on Sunday. Participants taking part in the charity event must throw a 6 foot tree, weighing about 22 pounds, as far as possible and get the tree as high over a bar as they can.

Image: A throw is measured during the UK Christmas Tree Throwing Championships in Keele
A throw is measured during the U.K. Christmas Tree Throwing Championships in Keele, central England , Nov. 30.DARREN STAPLES / Reuters