Gustav Vasa skiing?
Suggestions! Make up a propaganda story about you, the recently crowned King of Sweden Gustav Vasa, having skiid a long stretch of land to get the support of the Peasants of Dalarna to rebell against the danish crown.
Because Skiing is such a Thing in your region your subjects be like:
1. Sounds legit
2. How very masculine and impressive to skii THAT fast and THAT far!