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This Week in Photos, Week of July 6-12, 2012

While Londoners took a break from Olympic prep to compete in events of athletic ineptitude, Michigan kids rolled in mud and Sydney beachgoers hit the ice rink. Here’s what else happened worldwide.

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Teams take part in the Ironing Board Surfing event at the Chap Olympiad in London. Founded in 2005, the annual Chap Olympiad describes itself as a celebration of eccentricity and athletic incompetence with the emphasis on style over sporting prowess.

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