Champion pizza tossers will be throwing pies behind their backs, under their legs and kicking them off their foot as part of the event.
Pie tosser Chris Green says spectators will see some ridiculous meaning good tossers, some juggling three pizza doughs at a time and others bouncing them off their foot, although Green admits, Italians dont really like that move.
Green has even heard a fellow competitor might set his dough on fire. He says, Now that would be death-defying.
Although the word acrobatic has a somewhat dangerous tone to it, Green says the pizza flinging with be relatively safe, with only a few tossers getting some flour in their eyes.
It wont be all fun and dough though. The winners of the competition will visit Italy in April to represent the U.S. for the 2006 World Pizza Championship.
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