Snowboard vs Lausdans

Lausdans is the Norwegian acrobatic traditional dance recently made famous by FRIKAR dance company

It has 2000 years old roots, and in this film The Oakley Arctic Challenge compare the explosive and playful dance with snowboarding. The snowboard contest is driven by Terje Håkonsen, the guy in the first picture is Shane Pospisil who won the first contest 2009. The main dancer in this video is the legendary Anders Anmarkrud.

FRIKAR and Alexander Rybak will perform in New York in Nov. More info here

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