OLTEN, SWIZERLAND (NBC NEWS) - People lined the streets of a town in Switzerland Saturday for an event billed as the "World Championship Office Chair Race."
The international event returned to the streets of Olten, Switzerland after a ten-year break.
The racers were mostly Swiss, but there were some from Germany and Austria as well.
The competition featured contestants in costumes and a wide variety of chairs on rollers.
Participants wore safety helmets as they weaved around barriers made of hay bales.
Steering an office chair presents special challenges.
Some competitors did a better job of using their feet than others.
But there was at least one spill along the course.
The pair of racers who had a tandem vehicle, the guys in the blue t-shirts, seemed to have an advantage.
And they turned out to be the winners.
Both are Swiss, and they walked away with the prize - a travel voucher worth more than $500.