Extreme Snowmobiling–Snowmobile Paragliding

Snowmobilers seem to be able to adapt any sport to include the use of a snowmobile! The CBC (Canadian Broadcasting Corporation) credits British Columbia native, Eric Oddy, with pioneering snowmobile paragliding. See: http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/british-columbia/flying-snowmobile-extreme-sport-pioneered-by-b-c-man-1.1328090 Paragliders use a harness with inflatable wings to be able to take off like a bird and fly. In snowmobile paragliding that […]
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Evolution of Snowmobile Tracks — Paddle Cleats

Snowmobile tracks, like the snow machines they’re under, have changed a lot since the earliest snowmobiles. The final phase of evolution though, to paddle tracks, was paddle cleats. What’s a paddle cleats for snowmobile tracks? The term cleat typically means: Pieces of metal, rubber, or other material on the sole of a shoe (or in […]
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Levi LaVallee Record Snowmobile Jumps

Levi LaVallee was one of the most well-known snowmobile snocross racers in North America. Indeed, ESPN ranked him 19th of the top 50 most influential people in action sports – see: http://xgames.espn.go.com/snowboarding/gallery/8692333/32/levi-lavallee LaVallee was born in 1982 in Longville, Minnesota. A prolific winner of snowmobile event medals at the Winter X-Games, LaVallee may be best […]
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New novel about snocross racing released on Smashwords & Amazon

Linda Aksomitis, author of The Illustrated Guide to Snowmobile Racing, has released her latest book about snowmobile racing, a novel titled Snocross. The e-book is available on Amazon and Smashwords, and will be available shortly at Barnes & Noble and iBooks from Apple. Drawing from her own experience racing snowmobiles and writing about snowmobile racing, […]
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2011 Polaris 600 Rush Pro-R Snowmobile

The Polaris Rush line of snowmobiles introduced in 2010 were designed to dominate the whoops for snocross riders and hobby performance riders. Designed to absorb the harshest bumps and hard landings, RUSH’s bottomless suspension marked a significant change in Polaris’s performance sleds. With a 599 cc Liberty liquid cooled 2-stroke engine under the hood and […]
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