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Discussion: surströmming

in: Cristina

Aug 26, 2016 8:10 PM # 
Isn't it about the time of year to be eating surströmming if you're in Sweden? It seems like something the entire US WOC team ought to be exposed to.
Aug 26, 2016 8:26 PM # 
... and the Canadian team...
Aug 26, 2016 8:32 PM # 
...and probably the Kiwis.
Aug 26, 2016 8:50 PM # 
We definitely weren't trying to damage the Canadian's preparations for tomorrow's relay.

Emily snacking from Cristina Luis on Vimeo.

Aug 26, 2016 9:00 PM # 
Why is fuzzy Gustav Bergman telling Emily to eat this stuff?
Aug 26, 2016 10:34 PM # 
Gustav's hair doesn't look as good as it used to though.
Aug 29, 2016 8:44 AM # 
I also have video of members of Team USA and Team NZ trying surstrsurströmming. I will release it if three people donate to the team. :-)
Aug 29, 2016 10:46 AM # 
Shut up and take my money!

(Be sure to select one of the US teams rather than the OUSA unrestricted fund.)
Aug 30, 2016 2:15 AM # 
So... video?
Aug 30, 2016 7:37 AM # 
Not enough donations yet?
Aug 30, 2016 7:43 AM # 
I'm unaware of any donations.
Aug 30, 2016 7:53 PM # 
Google Translate wouldn't translate the word for me, but I'm thinking it's something along the lines of Iceland's hakarl. Yes?
Aug 30, 2016 8:06 PM # 
"rotten fish"

Edit: ...or not quite...
Aug 30, 2016 8:41 PM # 
Ah, herring instead of shark.
Aug 31, 2016 1:08 AM # 
Although not explosive, I'm told that it's advisable to open the can outdoors, because the aromatic liquid has a propensity to squirt out and you'd rather not have it splattered all over your dining room. (I've never experienced it, we just had sill in my family.)
Aug 31, 2016 7:16 AM # 
The way to do it is to open the can under water.
You don´t have to be in the water yourself as long as the can is ;-)
Sep 4, 2016 7:45 PM # 
Update: I am aware of one donation. Two to go!
Sep 4, 2016 8:21 PM # 
I gave $110 extra the last two weeks for the QOC summer events...can we count that? :)

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