author:
Electrolux
origin:
Finland

4 July Wife carrying world championship

This is a weird competition, to say the least, which is held every year in Sonkajärvi, Finland. The rules are simple: Who can carry their wife the fastest around a track? The length of the official track is 253.5 meters and has two dry obstacles and a water obstacle. The wife may be your own or, conveniently enough, some one else’s! But she must weigh at least 49 kilos. If you don’t want to go all the way to Finland for this event, you could easily set up a competition of your own in your backyard or

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