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By Jeanne Moos

(CNN) - There's the piggy-back and the "Estonia carry." Both are techniques for a contest where participants get carried away.

In case of emergency, could you carry your spouse? How about carrying her over a log and up a hill. Through a mud hole and over a sand hill?

It's the North American Wife Carrying Championship held at the Sunday River Ski Resort in Maine, and though there are a couple of newlyweds, you don't even have to be married. You can pretty much carry or drop anyone.

Click the video player above to watch Jeanne Moos report on the winners of the competition.