Nearly 300 Minnesota National Guard Soldiers who have been preparing for a deployment to Liberia have been told their mission has been called off.
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.
The Minnesota National Guard is stepping up to help the fight against Ebola. About 700 men and women with the Rosemount-based 34th Red Bull Infantry Division will be headed to West Africa in the spring.
For the fourth year in a row, you can look forward to watching Crashed Ice in downtown St. Paul. The steep race course will again be built between the St. Paul Cathedral and the Xcel Energy Center.
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.
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.
A one-of-its-kind winter sport had its day Saturday at Buck Hill in Burnsville. WinchFest 2013 celebrates a sport dreamed up by brothers Alex and George Miller. They started it a few years ago in the front yard of their parents’ Mendota Heights home.
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.
Red Bull is now accepting applications to compete in next year’s Red Bull Crashed Ice Championship in St. Paul. In January, the event brought tens of thousands of spectators to the St. Paul area. Some neighbors complained of property damage caused by the crowd.
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.
Saturday morning was an emotional and exciting one for dozens of military families as 100 soldiers from Minnesota’s Red Bull division arrived at the National Guard’s Airlift.
A Minnesota Red Bull was killed early Friday morning when he ran a stop sign and an SUV slammed into him.