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    Posted February 23, 2014 by
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    Crashed Ice 2014 St Paul

     

    CNN PRODUCER NOTE     Colombian freelance photojournalist giolopez documented the third annual Crashed Ice event in St. Paul, Minnesota. The event, he said, "involves downhill skating in an urban environment on a track [that] includes steep turns and high vertical drops." It began with 64 contestants competing to make it to the final round where only four athletes remained. "The athletes descend in a 600-meter ice track in groups of four at 70 kilometers per hour. In these photos, you can see 'adrenaline junkies' pushing, sliding and sprinting in a narrow track full of ice with no fear," he said.
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    St. Paul, Minn. The winter extreme sporting event of the year took place for its third year in St Paul, Minnesota. The ice speed skater and extreme sport enthusiast, Marco Dallago, won the epic final of the Crashed Ice 2014 in St. Paul, Minnesota on Saturday night. The motivation from 24 year-old Austrian comes from racing in front of thousands of extreme sporting fans.

     

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