A Wayzata man is only a portion of the man he once was after he lost 80 pounds in a very Minnesota-like way. A dramatic picture shows Dallas Johnson before and after he started skijoring. The sport combines cross country skiing with dog racing and the two are tethered together with a bungee.
For those looking for something to get them outside this weekend, head to the Loppet Festival Saturday for the Skijoring event. Some may have heard the term, but for those who may be unfamiliar with the term it’s a ski race where dogs pull humans on cross country skis.
This weekend the City of Lakes Loppet returns to Minneapolis, and once again dogs will be among those taking part.
Some of the best and most inexpensive winter activities can be found in the park reserves scattered around the Twin Cities.
Just because it is winter doesn’t mean you and Fido can’t find some fun. Check out our five favorite ways to get out and get active with man’s best friend this winter.