In a sight that is pretty awesome no matter how you look at it, unless perhaps you're looking at it head-on as they charge you, sumo wrestlers Kento Amakaze, Tatsuaki Kaiho and Kanata Takatenshu decided to have a little fun while on tour in Wakayama, Japan by competing in a new event. Another wrestler, Masakatsu Ishiura, was filming this (and you can hear him and others laughing) and it went viral in that country after he tweeted it out. The 40-yard dash is familiar to anyone who has known someone who likes to talk about their high school football days, and these guys ran it without shoes, in massive thongs, while weighing over 420 lbs each. The trio gave it an impressive effort, ending in a photo finish with Tatsuaki Kaiho winning in about 7.5 seconds and the second-place runner losing his belt. (The video repeats and zooms in on the second run, so it's worth seeing the replay.)

Sources: Fox Sports