Red Bull Crashed Ice
From ice carvings to Crashed Ice and icy-cold beer, winter fun is in full swing this weekend in St. Paul. And even better, most events are free. Red Bull’s Crashed Ice has skated into town for the fourth-consecutive year. As many 100,000 people will pack into the hillside in front of the Cathedral of St. Paul.
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With the St. Paul Winter Carnival kicking off, there are plenty of ways to enjoy the winter weather this weekend. That includes one big event that’s back for another round – Red Bull Crashed Ice.
It’s going to be a busy weekend in St. Paul, highlighted by the Red Bull Crashed Ice Skating Championships. The course is ready and the event starts Thursday, but Mayor Chris Coleman took his turn on the course Wednesday morning.
If you’re going to be in St. Paul Saturday, you might want to plan ahead as it’s expected to be one of the busiest weekends of the year in the city.
The first Ice Cross downhill event of the season kicks off this weekend at the Riders Cup at Afton Alps, with a track built by the athletes, for the athletes.
Long before the competitors race down the icy track of the Red Bull Crashed Ice race course, the work to get there is less exciting. Building the quarter-mile track is a time consuming, 24-day process. Add in subzero temperatures and it’s not a cushy construction job.
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.
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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.
The Red Bull Crashed Ice World Championship is making its return to St. Paul. The treacherous course is once again set up by the Cathedral.
The Red Bull Crashed Ice track is going up right now in St. Paul. The frozen course sends racers up to 40 miles per hour down a twisted frozen course. The races are on Feb. 22, but before the event, some local folks have been inspired to try it at home. Cole Meyer iced over a giant hill at his parent’s house in Buffalo to re-create the course.
Three weeks from tonight, dozens of daredevils on skates return to St. Paul. They’ll be racing down icy slopes and around sharp turns near the Cathedral.
St. Paul will once again be transformed into a man-made ice track as the Red Bull Crashed Ice prepares for a return visit to the state’s capital.
It was so cold Thursday that officials had to delay the start of time trials at the Red Bull Crashed Ice Championships in St. Paul, but tens of thousands of spectators are expected at the event with a full slate on Friday.