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Where To Watch Football In Sweden

By Guest Blogger / January 20, 2018

People traveling to Europe don’t necessarily think of Sweden as being one of the premier destinations for watching football. Just last year, a prominent sports site ranked the most entertaining leagues in world football and made no mention of the Allsvenskan (which for those who aren’t aware is the top flight in the Swedish football […]

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My First Hockey Game in Sweden

By SwedishFreak / October 17, 2012

Hockey! I really started to enjoy watching hockey when I was living in Sweden. I love sports where everyone is enthusiastic, and in Skellefteå hockey is a big attraction. So big, they have a fast food meal named after them! I mean, Skellefteå AIK kicks butt, winning second place last year and getting into the […]

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Getting that Big Fish

By SwedishFreak / April 18, 2011

Wednesday was a very eventful day. Johan decided to join me for ice fishing. And either he is a closet expert ice fisher, or had extreme beginners luck. Whatever the case was, Johan enjoyed ice fishing! Walle Mellquist, the journalist from Norran who did the fantastic article about ice fishing, sent me this Swedish fishing […]

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Learning to Ice Fish

By SwedishFreak / April 5, 2011

Spring is here. We easily get some +6C days and the sun is shining. We still have tons and tons of snow and ice up here and Norrland, but quickly the roads are clearing, and slowly the snow is melting. Very slowly. Besides watching the local hockey team play (and Skellefteå’s team SAIK is going […]

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A Californian doing Swedish Winter Sports, take 1

By SwedishFreak / February 17, 2011

Snowboarding Again I come from California. In the winter we have soccer. When it is cold out we put on a sweat shirt. Here Sweden is completely different. Lately it has been freezing (which is normal for February). And sometimes it is too cold to do any sports, even the winter ones. But once in […]