‘Iceman’ Calls Recent Warm-Up ‘Deja Vu’

Creator Feels Structure Could Collapse

An outdoor attraction in Superior is a little on edge and possibly ready to crumble after recent 40-degree weather.

“Ice Man Roger,” as he is known, said that warm-up really crushed his chances of building the tallest ice sculpture in the world – for the second year in a row.

“It’s kind of like Deja vu all over again. This is the same time last year where we had a period of really warm weather,” Roger Hanson said.

Hanson said Monday the structure on Barker’s Island could collapse if it gets really cold because the 40-degree warmth most likely ate at the core of the structure.

By the way, local businesses and the city of Superior’s tourist development fund are supporting the $40,000 project – not tax payer dollars.

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