1300 Years Old "Pre-Viking" Ski Discovered in Norway

1300 Years Old "Pre-Viking" Ski Discovered in Norway

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1300 Years Old "Pre-Viking" Ski Discovered in Norway

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“We have found the best-preserved pair of skis from prehistory!”
Excellent video of glacial archeologists unearthing an incredibly well preserved ski from 1300 years ago. Back in 2014, the Secrets of the Ice program found an exceptional pre-Viking ski at the Digervarden Ice patch in Norway. The ski was complete, including the binding (one of only two skis from prehistory in this condition). Ever since, they have been monitoring the ice patch in hopes that the second ski of the pair would melt out. Now it has happened and the new ski is even better preserved than the first one!  If you’re interested in further information there is an extensive article on the find HERE.

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