The broken pole

A few years ago during the Olympics, a skier from just down the road broke her pole during a race. The coach from Norway, a rival team, handed her a new pole, and she went on to win the race.

In appreciation the people of Canada sent the coach a shipload of maple syrup. The import duty was so high that he had to sell his house, and he now lives under a bridge near the Trollheim tunnel, feeding his family on pancakes.

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