|Swimming Circles Around You/Me/Him/Her
||[Sep. 27th, 2007|09:50 am]
World Freehand Circle Drawing Champion.
Young priests of the island of Leukas, Greece, to qualify for service at the temple of Apollo, were required in ancient Greece to don the wings of an eagle and plunge from Cape Dukato into the sea, a dive of 230 feet. It was assumed that the gods would eliminate those unfit, but no diver was ever injured, although the ordeal was performed for centuries.