Cross-country skier suffers frozen penis in mass begin race
Lindholm spent slightly below an hour and 16 minutes traversing the course in howling, freezing winds, resulting in his penis changing into frozen for the second time in a cross-country snowboarding race following an identical incident in Ruka, Finland final 12 months.
“You may guess which physique half was slightly bit frozen once I completed (the boys’s Olympic 50km race) … it was one of many worst competitions I have been in. It was nearly battling by way of,” he informed Finnish media.
With organizers fearful about frostbite throughout Saturday’s race, it was delayed by an hour and shortened by 20km. The skinny fits and under-layers worn by racers, in addition to plasters to cowl their faces and ears, supplied little safety.
Lindholm defined that he used a warmth pack to attempt to thaw out his appendage as soon as the race was over.
“When the physique elements began to heat up after the end, the ache was insufferable,” he added.