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Wolf Lake Winterfest features creative capers

Troy Salmen got a good luck sendoff before heading downhill. Salmen piloted his airplane sled downhill like a cowboy riding a bucking bronco. He said he took the controls when the plane's builder got to the top of the hill and decided not to take the trip down. (Sarah Smith / Enterprise)1 / 4
Ben Makela lost his right ski here and his disabled Bobcat sled teetered the rest of the way down the hill. (Sarah Smith / Enterprise)2 / 4
James Vana steps out of his homemade snowshoes as he struggles for control to finish his race. (Sarah Smith / Enterprise)3 / 4
Walter Salo and grandson Joshua can't believe what they're seeing come downhill next. (Sarah Smith / Enterprise)4 / 4
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Sarah Smith is the outdoors editor. She covers courts, business and breaking news in addition to outdoors events.

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