What to do in Retirement?

What to do in Retirement?

Move to Minocqua and get involved with the community by helping to organize the Wife Carrying, Wife Ferrying and Pike Carrying event.  Thanks John!  Beats board meetings and traffic any day

Wife Carrying

Wife Carrying

This weekend it was the 2nd Annual Wife Carrying, Wife Ferrying and Pike Carrying contest in Torpy Park to raise money for Winter Park.  It was quite an event to watch!  This is not a picture of Troy and Jenny!

Wife Ferrying

Wife Ferrying

The wife ferrying was even more entertainging.  The sport of Wife Carrying started I heard in Finland and is just catching on in the United States

Fixing the tunnel from Wife Ferrying collision

Fixing the tunnel from Wife Ferrying collision

John’s couterpart, Linda enjoying her retirement by repairing the tunnel for the next run of Wife Ferrying.  When will Jenny and Troy compete in this event?  The same year John and Linda do

More Wife Carrying pics racing through the water

More Wife Carrying pics racing through the water

My favorite though was the new contest this year Pike Carrying for the kids

Getting ready for Pike Carrying

Getting ready for Pike Carrying

Max seeing how heavy the pike is before signing up

Pike Race off and running.  Don't let the Pike touch the ground!

Pike Race off and running. Don't let the Pike touch the ground

You too could do this

You too could do this

Start training it is only 364 more days til the next Wife Carrying event.