Ragnar's Day 2017

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Norhalla's 5th Annual Ragnar's Day 2017 Viking Games!

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Norhalla's 5th annual celebration of Ragnar's Day took place over Easter weekend with Viking Games! The events included a casting contest, knife throwing, kayak race, rock toss, obstacle course, Sleipnir's shoe toss, and everyone's favorite - sword fighting.

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Alyssa and Stephen sword fighting!

Ragnar's Day 2017 Viking Games - Norhalla.com
Samantha casting!

The kayak race was tough this year, as we had 20 mph winds all day!

Ragnar's Day 2017 Viking Games - Norhalla.com

Ragnar's Day 2017 Viking Games - Norhalla.com

The obstacle course this year had to be run with a raw egg and lost points if you break your egg.

Ragnar's Day 2017 Viking Games - Norhalla.com
Norse Mother catching an egg!

Ragnar's Day 2017 Viking Games - Norhalla.com

Cheering on the challengers!

Ragnar's Day 2017 Viking Games - Norhalla.com

We had a few first-timers in the Ragnar's Day games, and an out of town friend made it!

Ragnar's Day 2017 Viking Games - Norhalla.com
Norse Father owns the horse shoe toss!

Rock Toss!

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The competition was tough! 

Ragnar's Day 2017 Viking Games - Norhalla.com
Jesse and Ivonova sparring

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Samantha and Norse Father face off.

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Little Viking Kara got in on a match with Ivonova!

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Checking the scores...

We have a new champion this year - Peter!

Ragnar's Day 2017 Viking Games - Norhalla.com

Special thanks to Kirstie and Stephen for getting our awesome t-shirts!

Ragnar's Day 2017 Viking Games - Norhalla.com

Ragnar's Day 2017 Viking Games - Norhalla.com

But before all the fun happens...

We begin our weekend at Viking House social on Friday evening, then set up tents for camping. Saturday morning we helped the Little Vikings paint eggs.

Ragnar's Day 2017 Viking Games - Norhalla.com

We made or repaired our shields and swords.

Ragnar's Day 2017 Viking Games - Norhalla.com

Ragnar's Day Easter morning, the eggs are hidden and the Little Vikings find eggs and chocolates!

Ragnar's Day 2017 Viking Games - Norhalla.com

And we play!

Ragnar's Day 2017 Viking Games - Norhalla.com

Ragnar's Day 2017 Viking Games - Norhalla.com
Norse Mother, Samantha, and Matthew

It was a great year!

Ragnar's Day 2017 Viking Games - Norhalla.com

See you next year!

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