The annual broom race of Sweden

Kennilworthy Whisp describes a broom race that runs straight through a dragon reservation

The celebrated annual broom race of Sweden dates from the tenth century. Fliers race from Kopparberg to Arjeplog, a distance of slightly over three hundred miles. The course runs straight through a dragon reservation and the vast silver trophy is shaped like a Swedish Short-Snout.


Quidditch Through the Ages

By J.K. Rowling