article) A million Vikings still live among us: One in 33 men can claim to be direct descendants from the Norse warriors. Around people can claim to be of direct Viking descent. A study compared Y chromosome markers to estimated Viking DNA patterns.
There was not a Viking army, but all men learnt to fight and use weapons from an early age. They used swords and axes, but wore little protection. A group of warriors called the beserks fought with no protection at all.
In the age of digital and networked societies, it may seem that only new technologies can move us forward. Martin challenges us to see how collaborative training in traditional skills can pave new ways into the livelihoods of European villages
And watched Tony Dorsett's legendary touchdown run against the Vikings live on Monday Night Football in 1983.