Axe throwing! – Outdoor Academy of Sweden 2010 May 7
The brothers from Gränsfors Bruks Axes had a suprise for us before the wild meat dinner: axe throwing!
They were kind enough to give all of us small forest axes to try out during these days but this evening they pulled out a huge double edged axe reminiscent of a viking axe! This, of course, was for throwing
Some of us lined up to try throwing the axe with some helpful instructions from the axe brothers. It was a lot of fun and quite a sight to see. Most participants, I dare say everyone, hit the target. Except me. very embarrassing…
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