In time, the moralists cracked down on such hoi-polloi barbarity. An engraving of German aristocrats engaged in the sport of fox tossing But among the aristocracy, blood sport persisted uninterrupted. In preparation, each member of a team would stand about twenty feet apart, grab the narrow ends of a large rectangular sling, and lay it flat on the ground.
A related formerly practiced activity was dwarf-bowling, in which a person with dwarfism was placed on a skateboard and used as a bowling ball. Australia is commonly thought of as the place where dwarf-tossing originated. Laws may prohibit dwarf-tossing implicitly, but there are not explicit laws preventing a consenting dwarf from being 'tossed'. The bill was hastily advanced in response to a dwarf-tossing contest  that was held at Leopard's Lounge in Windsor , Ontario, with a dwarf nicknamed "Tripod".
Now here was a sport that involved brawn and no brains. But whatever happened to it? Participants compete to throw the dwarf the farthest.
Dwarf-Throwing has become a new sport. Miguel Terrazas, Sports Editor February 7, One might think that in the world of today, that it would be considered untasteful to throw a dwarf, even offensive. A majority of the landing spots are cushioned, like a pillow. However, there are many variations on the rules.