WEIO

14-year old Seth Strange of Chugiak grimaces while pulling against Leroy Shangin of Anchorage in the men's semi-final round during the Men's Ear Pull Finals at the World Eskimo-Indian Olympics Friday afternoon, July 19, 2019 at the Carlson Center. Strange lost the match but earned the bronze medal for his mettle. Shangin, a former ear pull champion, lost in the finals match against defending champion Linc Qimiq of Fairbanks to earn silver. it was Qimiq's fifth ear pull title in a row.