Leif or “Happy Leif” is similar to coolness. Leif is a supercool personality, very calm and with a very relaxed attitude. He is part of the “Viking team” but is actually named after the owner of the Mix kiosk in Longyearbyen, Leif Arne, who also goes under the name “Happy Leif”. When Happy Leif turned 50, Leif dressed up in suit and tie, in honor to celebrate.

Leif has a long list of fans who wants to adopt him, when he someday decides to retire.

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