Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Evan Simula recently returned to Marquette after competing in a winter sports race in northern Finland.
Simula joined the SUNNY Morning Show with Walt & Mike today to talk about his competing in the ROVANIEMI 150 Arctic Winter 150 KM race.
He explained that the competition is a race through the Finnish landscape around Lapland’s main city, Rovaniemi and has three categories on foot, by bike or by ski.
Simula competed in the bike category with a specialized fat tire style bike and finished in third place.
He said traveling to Finland was a very unique experience, but also felt very familiar once he arrived.
The Rovaniemi 150 is an international qualifying race for the Iditarod Trail Invitational, which is considered one of the most tough winter races in the world.