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Frostival Norseman & Norsewoman Challenge

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Hjemkomst Center

202 1st Avenue North

Moorhead, MN 56560

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Are you truly made for Up North? This Norseman and Norsewoman Challenge will be sure to test your abilities of living up North! While competing in three events over the course of three hours you will be tested on endurance, agility, strength, stamina, balance, coordination and perserverance. The Norseman and Norsewoman of 2019 will be crowned at 1PM and receive a special edition cold weather Viking helmet as well as a traveling Viking Sword!

All participants will receive a commerative Norseman Winter hat and other swag for competing!


Rules:

  1. Participants should report to the Hjemkomst Center between 9:15am and 9:45am and check in at the registration table and sign, receive their participant package and sign their waiver.

  2. Athletes will have a briefing at 9:45am and the first heats will begin at 10:00am

    1. Heat times will be released on Friday, January 25th.

  3. Heats will be divided between men and women

  4. Each athlete will follow the designated instructions for the three events for the challenge. If you are unable to meet the criteria set forth by the standards of the event you may proceed with the event but your final scores will reflect what portion of the event was able to be completed.

    1. Time is money- Tid er penger

      1. This event will start at 3-2-1 Go. All of the participants in the heat will proceed through the obstacle course and will complete all the obstacles. Inability to complete the obstacle will result in a 15 second penalty on their final time. Obstacles will include climbing walls, hay bales, hurdles along a 1.5 mile course. Your score is your time.

    2. Learn to walk before you can run- Ein må lære seg å krype før ein lærer å gå.

      1. You will be provided a pair of snowshoes which you will keep on your feet during this entire event. This event will start at 3-2-1 Go. You will proceed up the hill in your snowshoes while dragging a loaded sled. Once you reach the turn around point you will proceed back down the hill and cross the finish line. Your score is your time.

    3. You might as well try to hold an eel by the tail-D'er inkje greidt aa gripa aalen um sporden

      1. Men and women will have a designated weight for their log for this event. The log will start on the ground. This event will start at 3-2-1 Go. The athlete will then flip their log end over end 10 times. They will proceed to pick up their log and run/walk with it to a cone where they will complete 20 burpees over the log. They will then bear hug their log can carry it back to the start/finish line. Your score is your time for this event.

  5. All heats will conclude before 1pm

  6. The awards for the Norseman and Norsewoman will be crowned at 1pm at the Hjemkomst Center.


*If for any reason the weather is too cold or windy to compete outside, the event will be moved indoors*

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