For those of you looking to participate in the next World Beard and Moustache Championships, you better get cracking because the competition is fierce! The next competition will be held in Anchorage, Alaska on May 23, 2009. Check out some of the previous winners – unbelievable!
Elmar Weisser (Brigachtal, Germany) – World champion in the full beard freestyle category in 2005 (beard pays tribute to Berlin and the famous Bradenburg Gate).
Gunnar Rosenquist (Gothenburg, Sweden) – Third place in the full beard natural category in the 2006 European Championships.
Willi Chevalier (Sigmaringen, Germany) – Winner of the partial beard freestyle category at all world championship events (with the exception of 2003).
Check out more photos of magnificent facial hair here.