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Rick Rysso

Stories by Rick Rysso

  • DayBreak

    Mr. Fur Face preview part 2: 5-time champ lives in a house of hair

    by Rick Rysso on Mar 05, 9:01

    Robert Crawford’s beard journey began the day he retired from the U.S. Air Force. Having to shave twice a day in the military, Crawford became inspired by some decent beards he was able to grow while on vacation or between assignments. Crawford first competed at Mr. Fur Face in 1999. He won the Polar Bear […]

  • DayBreak

    Mr. Fur Face preview part 1: 5th annual UAA Beard and Mustache competition

    by Rick Rysso on Mar 04, 10:59

    Local bearders recently headed to the University of Alaska Anchorage’s student union to compete in categories ranging from grizzly to baby beard, moustache, partial, and even fake.  Now in it’s 5th year,  the UAA Beard and Stache competition has grown to what some people are calling a warm-up for the state championship — Mr. Fur […]

  • Local

    24-hour skiing

    by Rick Rysso on Mar 30, 18:53

    SKAN: It stands for Ski Kincaid All Night. The goal is to see how many laps you can complete in 24 hours. Skiers can compete as individuals or on a relay team consisting of two to eight skiers. Out of the 140 participants, there were eight men and two women brave enough to make the 24-hour journey […]

  • Anchorage/Mat-Su

    Anchorage digs out from under new snow

    by Rick Rysso on Mar 16, 9:23

    Click the video box above to watch the story.

  • Anchorage/Mat-Su

    Athletes describe Special Olympics experience

    by Rick Rysso on Mar 10, 9:29

    Sport, friendship and fun: Those are three words one Special Olympics Alaska athlete used to describe the games at Sunday’s closing ceremony. Click the video box above to watch Alaska competitors describe their Special Olympics experience.