[Ludwigsburg, Germany, September 19. Image via Getty.]

LUDWIGSBURG, GERMANY - SEPTEMBER 19: Christine Pesch paddles in a hollowed pumpkin across a lake at Ludwigsburg Castle on September 19, 2010 in Ludwigsburg, Germany. During the annual Ludwigsburg Pumpkin Festival at the Ludwigsburg castle grounds they have a traditional pumpkin race that highlights the German pumkin season. (Photo by Ralph Orlowski/Getty Images)