The Best Gravediggers in the World

The small industrial town of Trenčín, Slovakia, is home to the Olympics of Death. There, a small family-run funeral home has taken their grave-digging competition international. It’s where teams of gravediggers from throughout Europe descend with shovels and hoes to see who can create the best—and fastest—eternal resting places. Here lies our film team’s trip to watch them battle it out for the most morbid championship on the mortal plane.