Ready, Set, Ho: World Santa Claus Congress Kicks Off in Denmark Matthew Burckhardt July 22, 2011 Copenhagen, Denmark, News Santa Race, Denmark © David Ooms I guess even Santa needs to train in the off-season. From USA Today: Santas from all over the world lugged their overweight waistlines to this year’s 54th World Santa Claus Congress, throwing sacks of presents and firing canon balls in a new physical fitness contest. Not really sure I understand the canon ball firing part. I guess in Denmark Santa is a bit more hardcore than our version of St. Nick here in the U.S. Leave a Reply Cancel Reply Your email address will not be published. Name* Email* Website Let\'s Make Sure You\'re Human ... * × 8 = sixteen Comment Notify me of followup comments via e-mail. You can also subscribe without commenting.