February 27 SnowRider Briefs: 2

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WOW ride to take over Caribou Hills

The 2013 Way Out Women snowmachine ride is set for Feb. 23 starting from Freddie’s Roadhouse at Mile 16 of the Caribou Hills on the Kenai Peninsula. The annual event is a popular snowmachine ride to benefit cancer patients on the Kenai Peninsula. Join as individuals or as a team and enjoy the beauty of the Kenai Peninsula’s extensive trail system. For more details, go to www.givingheals.org.

 

LaVallee named one of 50 most influential in action sports

Polaris snocross racer and snowmobile freestyle star Levi LaVallee has been named one of the 50 Most Influential People in Action Sports on the ESPN X Games website (espn.go.com/action/xgames). He put his name into the action sports record book on New Year’s Eve 2011 when he soared across the San Diego Bay on a Polaris snowmobile and set a motorsports distance jump record of 412 feet.

LaVallee has won seven X Games medals in multiple snowmobile disciplines, including snocross racing, Speed and Style, Best Trick, Hillcross, Knock Out and freestyle. He made No. 19 on the list of 50 athletes. The top three were legendary surfing champion Kelly Slater, No.1; motocross freestyle star Travis Pastrana, No. 2; and snowboard champion and Olympic gold medalist Shaun White, No. 3.

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