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Russell Nash
08-08-2010, 04:45 PM
Photos: Danger of sauna competition catches up with Russian in Finland | Posted | National Post (http://news.nationalpost.com/2010/08/08/photos-danger-of-sauna-competition-catches-up-with-russian-wrestler-in-finland/)

"Vladimir Ladyzhensky, a Russian competitor, died Saturday in Finland after sufferering severe burns and collapsing once the sauna temperature rose to 110 C (230 F) . Another finalist, Timo Kaukonen of Finland, is still in hospital. The duel lasted six minutes".
(http://www.google.com/hostednews/afp/article/ALeqM5jYikhqIYBRTbROhoZY9gPYKks6aQ)

waffles
08-08-2010, 05:37 PM
Photos: Danger of sauna competition catches up with Russian in Finland | Posted | National Post (http://news.nationalpost.com/2010/08/08/photos-danger-of-sauna-competition-catches-up-with-russian-wrestler-in-finland/)

"Vladimir Ladyzhensky, a Russian competitor, died Saturday in Finland after sufferering severe burns and collapsing once the sauna temperature rose to 110 C (230 F) . Another finalist, Timo Kaukonen of Finland, is still in hospital. The duel lasted six minutes".
(http://www.google.com/hostednews/afp/article/ALeqM5jYikhqIYBRTbROhoZY9gPYKks6aQ)

I'll stick with much safer Finnish sports such as cell-phone tossing and the spouse-carrying race.