Kyle Born

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Kyle Born enjoys writing in an engaging way as if you were having a conversation with him. He specializes in storytelling and isn’t afraid of asking the hard questions such as, “Where is your bathroom? I really need to go.” Kyle has held a variety of job titles through the years: radio announcer, voice actor, English teacher, delivery driver, missionary, wedding DJ, comedian and several other things that he may have forgotten because his memory isn’t always the best which is why he writes things down. Kyle is from Abbotsford, B.C., but now lives in Cranbrook, B.C. with his super-amazing wife, Becky. They don’t have any pets because Kyle has allergies but if he sees you walking your dog he will stop and pet it because dogs are cool.

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Dan Shaffer gets major air
Manitoba

Go west, young man

Dan Shaffer travelled from Dryden, Ontario, to Winnipeg, Manitoba, to pursue his passion for freestyle snowmobiling

by Kyle Born
Logan Thibodeau poses with his snowmobile at sunset
Fernie, BC

Powdered pastimes are powered with Polaris

Logan Thibodeau, a second-generation, Polaris-riding thrill-seeker, sleds through Fernie, B.C.

by Kyle Born
Adorable Lego snowmobile
SledLife, Cranbrook, BC

LEGO snowmobile FTW!

Snowmobiles need better toy representations, so I created a magnificent machine with Lego bricks

by Kyle Born
Snowmobile riders line up at a starting line in blistering cold conditions
Meet the Rider, Manitoba

Looking back on a snowmobiling life lived well

Bill Hammond blazed a trail across Manitoba to pave the way for today’s generation of SnoRiders

by Kyle Born
Kelly Martens from Thompson, Manitoba, received SnoMan Inc.’s 2017 Excellence Award for Outstanding Snowmobiler of the Year.
Meet the Rider, Thompson, MB

This is what it takes to be considered “outstanding”

Kelly Martens’ quarter century of volunteer work won him SnoMan Inc.’s 2017 Excellence Award for Outstanding Snowmobiler of the Year

by Kyle Born
Jennifer Coulter and Pika, her Belgian Malinois
Snowmobiling safety, Fernie, BC

Avalanches, a field technician and a dog named Pika

Jennifer Coulter, Avalanche Canada’s lead field technician, offers up a myriad of ways to stay alive while backcountry sledding

by Kyle Born
Corrina Kapeller rides by the entrance to Hudson Bay.
Hudson Bay, SK

Hudson Bay is the place to play

A dozen huts, 670 kilometres of groomed trails and two million hectares of provincial forest. Ready to check out Hudson Bay yet?

by Kyle Born
Chris Coosemans is high in the air on his snowmobile

Explore the diversity of Northern Alberta

Alberta’s Lakeland region has multiple terrains to ride, such as farmland, bush, cutlines and hills to climb

by Kyle Born
A snowmobile in Crowsnest Pass
Crowsnest Pass, AB

The Crowsnest Pass has something for everyone

12,000 kilometres of trails, two provinces and a plane crash site are just a few of the reasons to nestle into the Crowsnest Pass

by Kyle Born
Barry Malcolm rides a 1999 BR275 plus, pulling a 12- by 25-foot Mogul Master in Beausejour, Manitoba, for the Brokenhead Trailblazers.
Meet the Rider,

Barry Malcolm, an unsung hero, is recognized in Beausejour, Manitoba

Barry Malcolm acquired the 2017 Canadian Council of Snowmobile Organizations Excellence Award for his years of volunteer work grooming trails in Beaus

by Kyle Born
Three ATV riders with tracks ride through the snow
Snow Tracs

ATV + tracks > snowmobiles or ATVs with wheels

Allen Parsons with the Powell River ATV Club has equipped his ride with tracks which allow him to reach new heights

by Kyle Born
Volunteers with the Lee River Snow Riders load up and supply wood for five warm-up shelters.
Lac du Bonnet, MB

Club Profile: Lee River Snow Riders

The Lee River Snow Riders has been building and maintaining trails for over 30 years in Lac du Bonnet

by Kyle Born
Rylan Hladun takes to the air in Houston on his Arctic Cat.
Houston, BC

Houston: A groovy place to ride since the ’70s

The Houston Snowmobile Club’s roots stem from the ’70s

by Kyle Born
The Lee River Snow Riders 2016 Prinoth Husky groomer.
Lac du Bonnet, MB

30 years of work leads to 10,000 riders

The Lee River Snow Riders has propelled Lac du Bonnet to unparalleled heights

by Kyle Born
A row of vintage snowmobiles is parked beside a building
Swan River, MB

Club profile: Swan Valley Snowmobile Club

The Swan Valley Snowmobile Club has worked as a well-oiled machine for well over two decades

by Kyle Born
The Swan Valley Snowmobile Club is gathered to celebrate their Sledtown Showdown contest win in 2015.
Swan River, MB

Even a raging storm can’t stop snowmobile riders in Swan Valley

Despite a devastating windstorm in 2012, the Swan Valley Snowmobile Club continues to enhance the sledding experience in Swan River

by Kyle Born
A row of snowmobiles are gathered to take while riders socialize in the background
The Pas, MB

Club Profile: The Kelsey Trail Sno-Riders in The Pas

The Pas, Manitoba’s Kelsey Trail Sno-Riders boasts easily accessible trails, lengthy rides and a plethora of warm-up shelters

by Kyle Born
A warm-up shelter is pictured with snowmobiles parked in front of it.
The Pas, MB

From rust-buckets to brand new groomers, snowmobiling in The Pas has seen steady improvements

The Kelsey Trail Sno-Riders’ roots date back to the early ‘70s in The Pas

by Kyle Born
Red Rock Shelter is one of three warm-up shelters along the Beauchemin Loop.
Whiteshell Provincial Park, MB

Three warm-up shelters, two resorts and one fun ride

Come to Whiteshell, Manitoba for the resorts, shelters and an enjoyable trail that connects them all together

by Kyle Born
Lenvale Shelter is one of the stops to make along the Melfort trail system.
Melfort, SK

Reason No. 217 to ride Melfort

Although the riding is limited, Melfort, Saskatchewan, still welcomes snowmobilers

by Kyle Born