Let me preface this long story by saying it's a tale about competitive tickling, homosexuality, homophobia, Germans, Adidas, the military and cage fighters.
It all started in mid-April, when a friend sent me a link with this message: "This talent agency is looking for ticklish guys to tickle on camera."
Being the sort of person I am, this instantly piqued my interest. I tend to cover stories that include people doing things that most people don't normally do – young New Zealanders winning multiple Grammies, a guy in Hamilton making a robot band, a woman with a fish fetish.
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