Watch: Gloucester cheese rolling returns for Jubilee year
Hundreds of daredevils hurled themselves down a hill in Gloucester as the famous cheese rolling competition returned.
Cancelled in 2020 and 2021 because of the coronavirus pandemic, the Cooper's Hill cheese rolling event was held once again on Sunday.
The bizarre tradition sees competitors hurtle down a 200-yard stretch of hill in pursuit of a 3kg round of Double Gloucester cheese.
The cheese, which has a one-second head start, can reach speeds of up to 70mph on the 1:2 gradient.
A number of races were held on Sunday as part of the event, which is believed to be at least 600 years old.
Renowned cheese chaser Chris Anderson, from the village of Brockworth, won the 23rd race of his career on Sunday, and vowed that it would be his final time competing in the event.
He had won 22 races over the course of 15 years, winning three races in 2018 alone.
The cheese rolling event is now officially classified as an extreme sport. Competitors are warned that they participate in the dangerous event at their own risk.
Emphasising the international pull of the event, the last men's race was jointly won by Robbe Gabriels, from Belgium, and Amr El Shourbagya, from Egypt.
They told the BBC: "We need a knife to cut the cheese to share it."