In 2010, Simon Damant, the joint U.K. scything champion, went up against a Weedwacker at the 2010 Green Fair and South West Scythe Festival in Somerset, U.K. Wielding a giant scythe, he absolutely demolishes the grass in front him — taking out his competition in under a minute. That's him in 2010 in the video above.
In 2012, Damant did it again, this time taking on a lawn mower. As spectators screamed words of encouragement — my favorite being "Don't let technology beat you!" — the scythe master cut down his last blade with only seconds to spare.
And if you're interested, this year's Green Scythe Fair takes place on June 14.
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