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Big air and horse power on display at annual skijoring races

by JP Edge Hungry Horse News
| January 28, 2023 4:00 PM

The annual Whitefish Skijoring competition is held Jan. 28-29 at the Sapa family farm off U.S. 2 near the Blue Moon east of Columbia Falls. Skijoring is a competition where racers on skis are pulled by a horse and rider over jumps and around turns.

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Korbin Baldwin rounds an icy turn at the Whitefish Skijoring competition on Saturday, Jan. 28 in Columbia Falls. The action continues Sunday from noon to 4 p.m., with an awards ceremony following at the Blue Moon. (JP Edge/Hungry Horse News)

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Crowds brave the cold at the Whitefish Ski Joring competition on Saturday, Jan. 28 in Columbia Falls. (JP Edge/Hungry Horse News)

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A skier catches air off a jump at the Whitefish Skijoring competition on Saturday, Jan. 28 in Columbia Falls. The action continues Sunday from noon to 4 p.m., with an awards ceremony following at the Blue Moon. (JP Edge/Hungry Horse News)

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A skier launches off a jump at the Whitefish Skijoring competition on Saturday, Jan. 28 in Columbia Falls. The action continues Sunday from noon to 4 p.m., with an awards ceremony following at the Blue Moon. (JP Edge/Hungry Horse News)