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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Round 2: SledTown ShowDown 2021 continues!
SledTown ShowDown

Round 2: SledTown ShowDown 2021 continues!

32 snowmobiling destinations go head-to-head during Round 2 of SledTown ShowDown 2021

by Kyle Born
Snowmobilers ride down a snowy trail.
Club News

Update on the CCSO Snowmobile Excellence Awards

Along with the cancellation of the ISC, the CCSO Snowmobile Excellence Awards were also called off

by Kyle Born
Snowmobilers gather around a cabin in the snow in Whitecourt, Alberta.
Club News, Alberta Snowmobile Association

Recapping Western Canada’s 2020 Excellence Award winners

Despite the challenges presented by the COVID-19 pandemic, snowmobile clubs across Western Canada managed to hand out their Snowmobile Excellence Awards

by Kyle Born
SledTown ShowDown

Round 1: SledTown ShowDown 2021 begins!

64 snowmobiling destinations go head-to-head during Round 1 of SledTown ShowDown 2021

by Kyle Born
Melvin Garib smiles for the picture on a snowmobile trail going over a bridge with a snowmobiler behind him waving.
Meet the Rider, Vancouver Coast and Mountains, BC

This Rad Rider rides all the toys, all the time

Whatever the season, Melvin Garib is dedicated to family and powersports, including snowmobiles, ATVs, side-by-sides, Ski-Doos and boats

by Kyle Born
Alonzo Coby flies through the air in the mountains on a snowmobile.
Meet the Rider

This Native American is ushering in a new age of snowmobiling to his tribe and the next generation

Alonzo Coby, Native American sledder in Fort Hall, Idaho, is introducing snowmobiling to his tribe, family and anyone else who wants to ride

by Kyle Born
Mitch Lepage stands on a 2016 Ski-Doo Freeride and Angie stands on a 2012 Ski-Doo Freeride for their wedding at Clemina in Valemount, B.C.
Meet the Rider, Saskatchewan

Wed-by-sled: The best snowmobile-themed weddings we’ve seen (so far)

For passionate sledders, there’s one sure way to stand out from the rest: A snowmobile-themed wedding

by Kyle Born
Mitch and Angie Lepage sit on a 2012 Ski-Doo Freeride for their wedding at Clemina in Valemount, B.C.
Meet the Rider, Valemount, BC

Wanna have a snowmobile-themed wedding? Here’s a bride who did it right

Mitch and Angie Lepage had a snowmobile-themed wedding at Clemina in Valemount, B.C., on March 10, 2018

by Kyle Born
A turquoise 94 Safari snowmobile.
Old Sled Zone

Old Sled Zone: 94 Safari with 370 original miles

Scott Sandquist got this 94 Safari snowmobile for $800. Best of all, it only has 370 original miles on it

by Kyle Born
A snowmobiler gets air in the sunshine.
SledTown ShowDown

SledTown ShowDown 2021 Preseason: Your vote counts!

SnoRiders readers vote for the most worthy SledTowns to advance to the final bracket of SledTown ShowDown 2021

by Kyle Born
A woman sits on an electric snow scooter.
SledLife

The Top 10 SnoRiders stories of 2020

We’ve chosen our favourite 10 SnoRiders stories that are worthy of a second read

by Kyle Born
Sledtown Showdown Static Pages

British Coumbia

Vote for your favourite British Columbia SledTown

by Kyle Born
A blue and yellow snow bike gets powdered air through frosty trees.
Gear

Everything you need to know about snow bikes

From Timbersled to MotoTrax and beyond—these manufacturers provide the best snow bike kits in the market

by Kyle Born
The Ski-Doo Summit is one of the best-selling snowmobiles on the market.
Gear

Powersports store owners weigh in on their best-selling snowmobiles

We ask powersports store owners, sales staff and others within the industry about the most popular snowmobiles from Arctic Cat, Polaris, Ski-Doo and Yamaha.

by Kyle Born
Kadie McCallum wears a pink helmet with a green and black coat and rides a blue and green snowmobile through a snowstorm.
Meet the Rider

Getting to know the rider behind the award-winning sled wrap: Kadie McCallum

Kadie McCallum, winner of SnoRiders’ 2020 Best Sled Wrap Contest, discusses the positive impact of her entirely customized blue and green 2018 Ski-Doo 850

by Kyle Born
A close look at snowmobile suspension on a black snowmobile.
Promoted content,

Optimize your snowmobile at ION² Progression-Suspension

ION² Progression-Suspension in Invermere, B.C., offers suspension service and custom tune for snowmobiles, including set-up, maintenance, repair and upgrades

by Kyle Born
Best Sled Wrap Contest

2020 Best Sled Wrap Contest—and the winner is . . .

SnoRiders’ 2020 Best Sled Wrap Contest wraps with Kadie McCallum taking home the gold

by Kyle Born
A snowmobiler does a wheelie in the midst of a cloud of snow.
Meet the Rider

Rad Rider Travis Alley: Snowmobiling social media influencer

Travis Alley lives the dream as a snowmobiling Instagrammer in Lake Tahoe, California

by Kyle Born
A red ATV lies in a crumpled heap next to a railway track.
Snowmobiling safety, Manitoba

Railway-related fatalities involving snowmobilers continue despite warnings

Dean Solowan, police constable and community service officer, Alberta Region, has life-saving safety advice for snowmobilers

by Kyle Born