The unique sport of dwarf-throwing originated in Australia in the 1980s and has become an entertaining and popular bar attraction. Having dealt with legal issues in the past, dwarf-throwing is becoming omnipresent internationally. Ironically, the United States wasn't represented in the 1986 World dwarf-throwing championships held in Australia. Team GB won and hold the world record of 17ft 9in. Here is the article about circus escapee Cuddles and his thrower Lenny the Giant of the Oddballs