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The kicksled consists of a chair mounted on a pair of flexible metal runners which extend backward to about twice the chair's length. The sled is propelled by kicking the ground by foot. There is a handlebar attached to the top of the chair back. Kicksled is POTKUKELKKA in Finnish.

Stockholm Archipelago. The kicksled or spark is a small sled consisting of a chair mounted on a pair of flexible metal runners which extend backward to about twice the chair's length. The sled is propelled by kicking ("sparke" or "sparka" in the Scandinavian languages) the ground by foot. There is a handlebar attached to the top of the chair back. "Kicksled" is a direct translation of the Finnish word "potkukelkka". Some other possible translations are "kicker" and "chair-sled".

potkukelkka - kicksled - my parents used this to get to school.

Going to daycare, Finland.

A bucket list item - riding in a horse drawn sled in Park City or New York

Husky dog sled safari, Lapland

Snowed in....I remember snow drifts like this !

Upper secondary school graduates receive a cap. It is also worn on May 1st, which is both students' and workers' day in Finland.