How old is the Frozen Dead Guy?

How old is the Frozen Dead Guy?

The three-day celebration features live music, a polar plunge, coffin races and more to honor the 112-year-old frozen man. According to the event’s website, Bredo Morstoel was a Norwegian man who lived a normal life, by all accounts. He died from a heart condition in 1989.

What was Grandpa Bredo doing when he died?

Before Grandpa Bredo Morstoel died from a heart condition in 1989, he enjoyed a comfortable life in Norway, where he was born and raised. He was also the director of parks and recreation in Norway’s Baerum County for more than 30 years. After he died, things got really interesting.

Who is the frozen dead guy in Nederland?

Grandpa Bredo Morstoel
The 20th Frozen Dead Guy Days (FDGD) is a unique weekend-long festival honoring Grandpa Bredo Morstoel, who is cryogenically frozen in Nederland. Celebrate the season with contests, competitions, live music, great food, parades and parties.

Who is Bredo Morstoel?

Bredo Morstoel, or “Grandpa Bredo” as he is lovingly called in Nederland, died of a heart condition on Nov. 6, 1989, in Norway. Soon thereafter, his grandson, Trygve Bauge, brought Grandpa Bredo’s body from Norway to the United States. Aud feared that the body would soon thaw out.

Where is the Frozen Dead Guy in Colorado?


Frozen Dead Guy Days
Frequency Annual
Location(s) Guercio Park Town Square parking lot, and 1st Street in Nederland, Colorado Coordinates: 39°57′42″N 105°30′39″W
Inaugurated 2002

Has anyone been cryogenically frozen?

The first corpse to be frozen was that of Dr. James Bedford in 1967. As of 2014, about 250 dead bodies had been cryopreserved in the United States, and 1,500 people had made arrangements for cryopreservation of their corpses.

Is Nederland co Safe?

Nederland is in the 17th percentile for safety, meaning 83% of cities are safer and 17% of cities are more dangerous. This analysis applies to Nederland’s proper boundaries only. See the table on nearby places below for nearby cities. The rate of crime in Nederland is 48.70 per 1,000 residents during a standard year.

Where is the Frozen Dead filmed?

French Pyrenees
Filming in the French Pyrenees started on 15 February 2016 and wrapped in early April. Among the locations used are the towns of Bagnères-de-Luchon and Garin, and the Peyragudes ski resort.

What is the elevation of Nederland Colorado?


Nederland, Colorado, is one of Boulder County’s most unique and eclectic, mountain communities. Nestled at 8,228 feet of elevation in the front range mountains, Nederland offers a plethora of things to do all year long.

Is Dr James Bedford still frozen?

Bedford is known for the most, is that on this date, he became the first person cryonically-preserved, frozen in time. Thanks to the Life Extension Society, his body is still being preserved, and according to the latest information, the body is still viable in the future for further use to the scientific community.

Is Ted Williams dead?

Deceased (1918–2002)
Ted Williams/Living or Deceased

How much snow did Nederland get?

Nederland was the big winner out of totals reported to the National Weather Service with 23 inches.