Inky Beer Factoid: October 12

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On this day in 2013, Finnish couple, Taisto Miettinen and Reetta Sairanen, win the North American Wife Carrying Championship at Sunday River ski resort in Maine.

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The obstacle course was completed in just 48 seconds and the prize?  They win “her weight in beer and five times her weight in cash”.  That equals out to 89 lbs. of Shock Top beer and $445 in cash.

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