FacebookFacebookInstagram
Kidd Kraddick Morning Show
Kidd Kraddick
Click LISTEN LIVE to stream now!
The Feed

Hot Topics

 


Finland Takes Wife-Carrying Championship

Hard to believe this story got lost in the World Cup shuffle, but a couple from Finland won the 19th annual Wife-Carrying World Championship over the weekend in Helsinki, just a second ahead of their closest competitors from Great Britain. (The picture is not one of those couples...)

Thirty-six couples from around the globe competed. Ville Parviainen and Janette Oksman completed the course in 63.75 seconds.

Pretty impressive, considering Ville ran, walked through waist-deep water and cleared a hurdle, all with Janette hanging upside down on his back with her legs wrapped around his shoulders.

According to the rules, the woman has to be at least 17 and weight at least 108 pounds. She also has to be able to keep her head above water while her man’s slogging through it.

That part’s important.
 


Tags :  
Topics : Sports
Locations : Helsinki
People : Janette OksmanVille Parviainen




 
07/07/2014 9:39PM
Finland Takes Wife-Carrying Championship
Please Enter Your Comments Below
Title :
Comment :


advertise with us
Recent Blog Posts
Can't a Frog Get a Little (Green) Peace?
Kanye Wiggles
44th in the 49th
Vince Wilfork Texas Stylin'
Which Fight Club Rule Does This Break?
Can I Get an Unsend Button, ASAP?
You Have to Have a Sense of Humor
Miley Song or Kanye Rant? [AUDIO]
Categories
Archives