- It all started with 61-year-old Tom Grotting, who told the Star Tribune that he began sculpting frozen pants a few years ago during the polar vortex.
- This year, he encouraged others to display their own creations, and several Minnestons joined the frozen pants movement.
- Lee Jeans, headquartered in Kansas City, even got in on the fun:
- — Robert Moffitt (@justplainbob)Wed, Jan 20 2016 13:53:07Now that the frozen pants of NE Mpls is making national news, any chance Minnesota has for being known for anything other than cold is gone.
- — Jo (@jojowiththeflow)Tue, Jan 19 2016 19:52:26"Minnesota neighborhood pranked by frozen pants” is probably the best headline I’m going to read today / this week / this month, right?
People in Minnesota are putting frozen pants on display
We've had our fair share of cold weather in Missouri, but nothing we've experienced can compare to the brutal winters in Minnesota. It's so brutal, in fact, that Minnesota residents are displaying frozen pairs of pants as art.