Special WinchFest Course Opens For Anyone Brave Enough To TryA winter sport unique to Minnesota has turned into an annual festival. The sport, a cross between snowboarding and wake surfing, was dreamed up by two brothers in their parent’s Mendota Heights front yard. Now, it has grown to become known as "WinchFest."
WinchFest Outgrows Front Yard, Moves To Buck HillA 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.
WinchFest Combines Wakeboarding, SnowboardingHave you ever seen an extreme sport and wondered who the heck thought that was a good idea? Well the creators of WinchFest went ahead on rolled with a crazy idea.