safely climb back up the hill without endangering those coming down?
To build up maximum speed, sledders
have to crouch down and sprint with their bums in the air, pushing the sled forwards until they can't keep up.
Use the sledder
to destroy all the targets and finish safely.
During an endurance race like the Junior Iditarod, dog sledders
spend days braced against strong winds and temperatures that can reach a frigid -40[degrees]C (-40[degrees]F).
Don Jordan manages the Santiam Pass area district and oversees plowing at eight sno-parks, including the Santiam Pass Snow Play and Ray Benson sno-parks, which attract sledders
, skiers, snowmobilers and dog-mushers.
Like the Bruegel, the scene presents action in the fore-, middle- and background: one can even identify skaters and sledders
in the far rear of the composition.
Barrett, a 34-year-old from Bishop, is trying to race bobsleds on the America's Cup circuit, a minor league for emerging sledders
who aspire to the World Cup, World Championships and Olympic Winter Games.
should wear thick gloves or mittens and protective boots to protect against frostbite as well as potential injury.
He spoke of the diseases the sledders
encountered in the villages they passed through along the trail, such as Norovirus and, especially, a diphtheria epidemic occurring in outlying areas--local airplanes were able to get much-needed medication to people.
Cabela's Trans-Alaska Extreme Suit earned its name from its use by dog sledders
during the famous Iditarod sled race.
Then I realized that the ITPC is not like a bobsleigh race, in which the sledders
and their machines race to beat the times of other teams.
Snowboarders, skiers, sledders
and ice-skaters putting their lives and well-being on the line in the name of great sport.
have been known to take the risk of riding their machines across the highway bridges, which is very dangerous, trail officials say.
I envisioned sledders
in Alaska tossing Fried Mush in front of dog teams to spur them to greater, speeds, "Mush, mush
Pitching, rumbling, and slamming against curves, the bobsled barrels at mind-numbing speed, forcing the sledders
to heighten their awareness of every sensation and nuance, harmonizing the sensory rush with orchestral precision.