Old Scandinavian pastime of kicksledding makes a return at Minn. preserve


WADENA, Minn.—If you lived in one of the Scandinavian countries during the winter a century ago, there is a very good chance you not only owned a kick sled but...

Green Island Preserve has 12 kick sleds free for use on a first come. first serve basis. Ten of them are Norweigan models, one is a Finnish model and another a racing model. Brian Hansel / Forum News Service
Susan Schoon of Maplewood, Minn., enjoyed herself on a kicksled during a visit to Green Island Preserve. The winter sport has known tremendous popularity in the Scandinavian countries of Europe. Special to Forum News Service
Kent Scheer walked his kicksled around a marked spot on the trail at Green Island Preserve. The kick sledding conditions at Green Island in Wadena have only been marginal this winter which has not been good for many of the winter sports. Brian Hansel / Forum News Service

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