347-Arctic Man – Alaska

Every year at Arctic Man they have a race featuring a combination of skiers and snow machines. This is one of the craziest events I have ever seen. Skiers begin the race on a mountain top several miles away. They first ski down an extremely steep cliff face to the bottom of a valley. On the flat valley floor a snow machiner picks them up with a tow line going 90mph. The machines sling the skiers down the valley to the next mountain top where the skiers let go and launch themselves down into the next valley to the finish line. Check out the movie.

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Finish line. That’s straight down over this cliff.

arctic_man3Shooting down the valley (photo stolen from the newspaper).


This is crazy (photo stolen from the newspaper).

Arctic Man

90mph (photo stolen from the newspaper).