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SledTown ShowDown

A complete history of SnoRiders’ SledTown ShowDown

Every SledTown ShowDown contest winner and provincial champion is chronicled for convenient reference

by Kyle Born
2022 SledTown ShowDown Champion Flin Flon, Manitoba
SledTown ShowDown

SledTown ShowDown 2022: The first-ever two-time winner is . . .

From 64 Western Canadian snowmobiling destinations, Flin Flon, Manitoba, has emerged as the SledTown ShowDown 2022 champion

by Kyle Born
Cassandra Mainville wears a pink jacket and sits on a blue snow bike in a snowy forest.
Meet the Rider, Saskatoon, SK

Social media stars Kyle and Cassandra Mainville chronicle their powersports escapades

Kyle and Cassandra Mainville, owners of Mainville ATV and Outdoors in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, record and photograph their most epic powersports adventures

by Kyle Born
Denny and Chris Steigerwald stand on a cabin balcony in front of a sign that says Welcome to our wedding: Chris and Denny, Two Top Mountain, Idaho.
Meet the Rider

Delayed but not defeated: Chilly conditions break way for this idyllic snowmobile wedding

Denny and Chris Steigerwald held their snowmobile-themed wedding ceremony at Idaho Park’s Two Top Mountain

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
Shelby Ingram wears a pink snowsuit while sitting on a snowmobile with her one-year-old son, Mason Chomica.
Snowmobiling safety,

Snowmobiling with an infant—it can be done!

Shelby Ingram, snowmobiling mom in Radium Hot Springs, details what is required to take a small child on a sled ride

by Kyle Born
SledTown ShowDown

Round 6: SledTown ShowDown 2022 FINALS!

2 snowmobiling destinations, Hudson Bay, Saskatchewan, and Flin Flon, Manitoba, go head-to-head during Round 6 of SledTown ShowDown 2022

by Kyle Born
A snowmobiler gets massive air off a mountain as the sun shines overhead.
SledTown ShowDown

SnoRiders readers show off their flashiest SledTown ShowDown shots

See some slick photos of our provincial SledTown ShowDown winners: McBride, B.C., Swan Hills, Alberta, Hudson Bay, Saskatchewan, and Flin Flon Manitoba

by Kyle Born
SledTown ShowDown

Round 5: SledTown ShowDown 2022 provincial winners have at it

4 snowmobiling destinations go head-to-head during Round 5 of SledTown ShowDown 2022

by Kyle Born
A snowmobiler cuts through snow in a glad as the sun shines above the mountains in the distance.
Snowmobiling safety, British Columbia

Avalanche Canada promotes easy-to-use Mountain Information Network

The Mountain Information Network (MIN) is for getting and sharing real-time, location-specific information

Alysha “Axxe” Vlahovich smiles next to her green Kawasaki dirt bike.
Meet the Rider, Cranbrook, BC

Disability can’t restrain this axe swinging, derby pounding, dirt bike jumping, snowmobile rescuer

Alysha “Axxe” Vlahovich encourages everyone to let their soul shine through the mystical power of motorsports

by Kyle Born
SledTown ShowDown

Round 4: SledTown ShowDown 2022 provincial finals!

8 snowmobiling destinations go head-to-head during Round 4 of SledTown ShowDown 2022

by Kyle Born
Genevieve Byl wears a blue jacket and a black toque out in the snowy mountains.
Meet the Rider,

This Braap Babe has no trouble keeping up with the big boys

Genevieve Byl, sales and store manager at Trailblazn' Power Ltd. in Dawson Creek, B.C., is spreading her infectious love of snowmobiling throughout the province

by Kyle Born
SledTown ShowDown

Round 3: SledTown ShowDown 2022 provincial semi-finals!

16 snowmobiling destinations go head-to-head during Round 3 of SledTown ShowDown 2022

by Kyle Born
SledTown ShowDown

SledTown ShowDown: Don’t miss Round 2!

32 snowmobiling destinations go head-to-head during Round 2 of SledTown ShowDown 2022

by Kyle Born
SledTown ShowDown

Round 1: The 8th annual SledTown ShowDown returns!

64 snowmobiling destinations go head-to-head during Round 1 of SledTown ShowDown 2022

by Kyle Born
A row of snowmobilers parks at the top of a snowy mountain as the sun breaks through the clouds up above.
SledLife, British Columbia

Sledfarm Rising, a snowmobile shred flick, is creating an avalanche of attention online

Sheldon Kelly, snowmobiling filmmaker in the Kootenays, highlights what makes Sledfarm Rising such an epic movie worth watching

by Kyle Born
Sheldon Kelly gets a big jump on his snowmobile on a sunny day.
SledLife, British Columbia

How to make an epic sled flick

Sheldon Kelly, snowmobile filmmaker in Cranbrook, B.C., outlines what it takes to create a jaw-dropping, adrenalin-pounding, heart-stopping sled film

by Kyle Born
Snowmobiling DVDs are pictured: Thunderstruck, Boost 4 and Krazy: A Dan Davidoff Tribute Film.
Ride On!

The latest and greatest snowmobile videos you’ll want to watch

Sheldon Kelly, snowmobiling filmmaker, highlights the best snowmobile movies ever made

by Kyle Born
SledTown ShowDown

SledTown ShowDown 2022 Preseason: Nominate your SledTown!

SnoRiders readers have the opportunity to nominate and promote their favourite snowmobiling destination during the preseason of SledTown ShowDown 2022

by Kyle Born