Reindeer racing is a real thingS

Reindeer racing is popular in Norway, Finland, and Russia, where tongue-lolling reindeer pull sleds or skiers over the snow in the highly competitive contests of subarctic speed. The photo above was captured by Ronel Reyes at the Sami Festival in Tromsø, Norway back in February. Read more about the sport in this fantastic feature from Atlas Obscura.