Touted as the toughest adventure race in the world, Red Bull X-Alps pits around 30 paragliders – or pilots – against each other in a dash across 1,000 kilometers, crossing the Alps three times and navigating to turn points through life-threatening conditions.
The Sanford Sports Science Institute (SSSI), under parent organization Sanford Health Foundation, conducted its first fundraiser for research, testing and education outreach for athletes of all ages. “We are a nonprofit and we fundraise for all of the initiatives within Sanford Health,” Megan Kjose, development officer, explained.
On Aug. 3 and 4, more than 6,700 riders, including three riders from Montana, will pedal up to 192 miles in the Pan-Mass Challenge (PMC) with the goal of raising $60 million for cancer research and patient care at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute.
Big Sky’s Julie Brown earned 2nd place in Bikini Open in the National Physique Committee’s Big Sky Championship competition in Missoula. She qualified for Nationals that take place Miami with the finish. If she wins Nationals, she goes to Los Vegas.
What do C.S. Lewis, Billy Graham and Big Sky’s Kegan Babick have in common? They all attende Wheaton College in Wheaton, Illinois, which Kegan’s mother Kim said is the “Harvard of Christian schools,” during her son’s recent letter of intent signing at Lone Peak High School.
The fifth annual Shedhorn Skimo race was held at the Big Sky Resort on Saturday, March 16. Ski Mo means ski mountaineering (formerly known as Rando or Randonnée racing) and is a race which tests the stamina, fitness, climbing ability and ski talents of the racers.
The Montana District 11C All-Conference recognitions were issued this week, and three Lone Peak High players made the cut: Seniors Kolya Bough and Solae Swenson were recognized as 1stTeam All-Conference, and junior Frankie Starz as 2nd Team All-Conference. Congrats to the players, coaches and teams!
At the Bridger Bowl Shoot Out held March 1-3 the girls from the Big Sky alpine race team turned in a dominating performance.
On Friday the Big Sky Ski Education Foundation team placed eight racers in the top 15. On Sunday the ladies were even more impressive with 10 racers finishing in the top 15.
Wins against Home School, Anderson and Monforton during the Bozeman Rural Schools Championship on Feb. 25 were the icing on an already delicious cake for the undefeated Ophir Middle School girls 7thand 8thgrade Miner basketball team. The Miners finished out their perfect season as champions of their district.