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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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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2010 X Games Snowmobile Freestyle Medal Winners

The X Games snowmobile freestyle final event ran in Aspen, Colorado, on Thursday, January 28, 2010. Freestyle snowmobiling is one of the most daring snowmobile sports, and certainly an event that’s all about impressing both spectators and judges. In Freestyle, snowmobile riders take short runs at a ramp that launches them high in the air, […]
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1971 Skiroule Snowmobile

Skiroule snowmobiles were manufactured and marketed by the Coleman Company, Inc. that still specialize in outdoor recreation products. The original creator of Skiroule, Rejean Houle, of Wickham, Quebec, was a 20-year-old snowmobile enthusiast who took his idea to a final product, then sold it to Coleman.  Produced in Quebec, Canada, Skiroule snowmobiles were produced from […]
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