When Red Bull Crashed Ice was held in St. Paul last weekend, 120,000 people showed up to watch. It’s evidence that the new sport is increasing in popularity. Three Minnesotans – two of them pros on the world tour – have made not only a Crashed Ice course, but they’ve made history. The first permanent Crashed Ice course in North America opened Saturday at Mont du Lac, nestled along the Minnesota/Wisconsin border just south of Duluth.
It’s one of the most extreme winter competitions, and it’s back in St. Paul this weekend. Red Bull’s Crashed Ice is now in full swing. Last year’s competition brought 100,000 people to downtown St. Paul. And it has local merchants seeing green, like St. Paul’s Eagle Street Grill.
Crashed Ice is expected to attract more than a 100,000 people to St. Paul this weekend for one of the most extreme sports on earth. So it’d be a good idea to introduce you to one of the most extreme people on earth. If you want to take a wild ride, just ask Reed Whiting what he does for a living.
Some of the people shoveling snow earlier today had skates on. They’re the ones keeping the Red Bull Crashed Ice Course clear for the competitors.
It’s almost the weekend, so let’s get planning. And if the weather doesn’t have you feeling like a hermit, there are plenty of options for entertainment around town.
The toughest of the tough made their way down the treacherous, twisted course known as Crashed Ice Saturday night in St. Paul as 150,000 fans watched, event organizers say.
It was a late start on opening day of the Red Bull Crashed Ice trials Thursday.
Even St. Paul Mayor Chris Coleman can’t get enough Crashed Ice – he took to the course on Thursday.
Ted Cheesebrough is a corporate lawyer by day, an assistant hockey coach by night. He’s a thrill seeker by nature.
It’s one of the most hardcore and craziest winter sports out there – Red Bull’s Crashed Ice.
For the second year in a row, the Red Bull “Crashed Ice” World Championship will be held in St. Paul. It’ll be a welcomed sight for the city’s economy.
A wild winter event is coming back to St. Paul. City officials have confirmed that the Red Bull Crashed Ice event will be returning to the Capitol city this winter.
Red Bull’s Crashed Ice contributed to an additional $20 Million spent in the capitol city this past January, according to the City’s officials.
An estimated 100,000 people spent part of their night in St. Paul Saturday night.
Some call it the ultimate test of skating ability, others call it crazy. The Red Bull Crashed Ice World Championships kicked off Thursday in St. Paul.