Wife-carrying competition puts devotion to the test

At the 15th annual North American Wife Carrying Championship, clingy couples may have an unfair advantage – but those with humour may enjoy it more.

Men with their wives slung over their shoulders bound over log hurdles and charge through a muddy pit on a mountainside in the US state of Maine on Oct 11, as hundreds of spectators cheer them on at the North American Wife Carrying Championship.

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