If you believe you are prepared to carry your lady to triumph, literally, or perhaps desire to participate in the enjoyable of watching others try it out, you have got the opportunity the following month at Christ Lutheran Church in Clarksville.
The 2016 North America Wife Carrying Championship at Sunday River Ski Resort in Newry, Maine. (Picture: River Resort/Contributed sunday)
This occasion, called “Carry Thee,” is better known since the “Wife-Carrying Contest” in other areas of America, Canada and Finland. Christ Lutheran is certainly going with a less-gender-specific name with its Aug. 17 occasion.
Wife-carrying competition beginning
The annals with this occasion could be traced to century that is 19th. Because the legend goes, there is a Finnish set of guys led by Ronkainen the Robber whom enjoyed pillaging villages and hamlets. Continue reading “Wife-carrying challenge coming to Clarksville month that is next”