Wife Carrying World Championship in Finland

Park City athletes supervised by Ville Parviainen and Janette Oksman crowned discussions Sonkajärvi wife carrying the World Cup winners.

Jani Juntunen and Jaana Haavikko wife carrying world championships in Sonkajärvi 1.7.2011. photo: MTV.fi

Jani Juntunen and Jaana Haavikko wife carrying world championships in Sonkajärvi 1.7.2011. photo: MTV.fi

-lt Was really cool to win! And that was fun, that we wanted to interview to the media a number of different countries. These real-world wife carrying contest are monitored species, Janette Oksman know.
Five-time winner of the wife carrying a couple Taisto Miettinen and Kristiina Haapalainen was now third. Second, kiilasivat UK Rich Blake Smith and Anna Marguerite Smith.


Wife Carrying World Championships competed at the level of 19 times. There were more than fifty pairs in all, from 12 countries, the United States, Australia and Japan slides.
-Valtaosa Race couples do not have the right of couples like us, because the race is to be paired with exactly 49-pound woman, that is, as light notebook. I lose weight this race six pounds, but still I pressed many pounds more than the other top-ranked notebooks, recognizes Janette Oksman.

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-It Is very difficult to hold back the people long enough!
Ville started preparing for competition for half a year then Sprint.
-Together practiced only once, so that I was on the back. His back was a bit sore and we wanted to save it. However, Ville had decided that this year we will win, and so apparently it was, Janette says.

Kisa There is not this year has been Puiu: types of mentors cheering, but maybe next year to defend their championships incentive troops also found.
Official track length is 253.5 m and is partly sand and gravel surface.
The track is about one meter deep water barrier and two dry obstacles.
Portable old woman can be your own or another, including more than 17-year-old single visit.
Portable eukolla must have a weight of at least 49 pounds.
Wife Carrying must not be used as tools backpacks, belts or anything else. The applicant must be a belt.

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