It's Too Late for You to Win the North American Wife Carrying Contest. This Year.Laura Beck10/07/12 11:00pmFiled to: snap judgementwife carryingMaine18EditPromoteShare to KinjaToggle Conversation toolsGo to permalinkRobert Robbins carries his wife over the finish life at the 2012 North American Wife Carrying contest in Newry, Maine. Apparently the more the wife weighs, the more prize money the couple gets, so at least there's that? I personally think it'd be a lot fresher, if more cumbersome, to have the wife pointed forward, like the figurehead of a ship. Or Kate Winslet?