From disorderly conduct to DUIs, Alaska State Troopers kept busy at Arctic Man over the weekend. The popular ski and snowmachine race draws thousands of people to the Hoodoo Mountains outside of Paxson every year, and troopers are tasked with patrolling the site over the course of the two-day event. This year, according to AST […]
Alaska’s fastest snowmachiners went head to head at Arctic Man 2014 on Saturday. They were competing in the AMMC drag races. Drivers from as young as 4 faced off against each other in different age categories to prove they could “go big, or go home.” Arctic Man 2014 ended Saturday. Last year more the 13,000 […]
This year at Arctic Man 2014 it’s not just the adults showing off their stuff, kids are getting into the act too competing in the Mini Arctic Man.
Simon Risberg, 20, is living a dream. “I always wanted to ski in Alaska,” he said. This year, Risberg is competing at the 2014 Arctic Man. In his event, skiers go straight down a mountain, get a lift by snowmachine up another mountain and then ski back down. Risberg is doing it all without legs. […]
Some call it Alaska’s Spring Break. For revelers, racers and outdoor enthusiasts alike, the annual Arctic Man event is a chance to socialize and spend time in the Alaska wilderness. The popular ski and snowboard race routinely draws thousands of spectators and participants to the Hoodoo Mountains near Paxson. “People go to church — they […]
Alaska State Troopers say a 38-year-old man injured at Arctic Man was medevaced out of the Hoodoo Mountains Friday afternoon. In an email, AST spokeswoman Megan Peters said Anchorage resident Ira Edwards was injured in a crash on the race course of the popular winter event. The injury was reported to trooper dispatch just before […]