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New Pro Open Rules: CSRA’s Ken Avann Responds with His Opinion

Ken Avann, president of the Canadian Snowcross Racing Association (SRA) was one of the principal architects of the controversial new stock-sled-based rule change for Pro Open machines this coming season. A looooooongtime racer and circuit owner, Avann has oodles of experience at all levels of the sport. He shared his opinions on what he believes the new rule will or won’t accomplish. Here’s Ken’s perspective on the rule change and what it will accomplish: I would like to put a positive spin on the new snocross rules by focusing on what I think are the benefits. First, some background: All ISR affiliates have [...]

By |2018-07-25T14:21:39-05:00May 24th, 2017|C&A Pro Blog posts, XT Extreme Skis|Comments Off on New Pro Open Rules: CSRA’s Ken Avann Responds with His Opinion

Kamm & Pihlaja crowned SnoCross Champions

RAM TRUCKS SNOCROSS GRAND FINALE PRESENTED BY NIELSEN ENTERPRISES, LAKE GENEVA, WI- (MARCH 19, 2018), Three incredible days of racing action came to a close in the final day of competition for the 2016-2017 Season finale. Beautiful blue skies and warm temps greeted the fans and racers on this glorious day at the Lake Geneva Grand Geneva Resort & Spa. It is always an emotional time in an athletes career when the time comes to make the decision to step down from competition. In front of the home-town crowd, Ross “The Boss” Martin announced his retirement from which he has [...]

By |2018-07-25T14:25:41-05:00March 20th, 2017|C&A Pro Blog posts, XT Extreme Skis|Comments Off on Kamm & Pihlaja crowned SnoCross Champions

Snowmobile Hall of Fame Announces Hunter Houle Memorial Fund

St. Germain, Wis. (Feb. 20, 2017) – The sport of snowmobile racing lost a shooting star when 18-year-old Hunter Houle died while preparing for the season opening USXC cross-country race on Pine Lake, Minn., Jan. 6, 2017. The son of Snowmobile Hall of Fame inductee Steve Houle (2016), grandson of SHOF inductee Charlie Lofton (1991) and nephew of Mike Houle (2009), Hunter was following in the tracks of greatness while pursuing his passion to race snowmobiles. His race…his lifetime…ended too quickly, but its impact can last for years to come. The Houle family, in partnership with the Snowmobile Hall of [...]

By |2018-07-25T14:35:33-05:00February 20th, 2017|C&A Pro Blog posts|Comments Off on Snowmobile Hall of Fame Announces Hunter Houle Memorial Fund

ECS Bangor Maine video recap

Check out some great racing action from this past weekend at Bass Park in Bangor, Maine. Click below photo for full video recap! BANGOR, MAINE -- 1/30/16 -- Competitors battle for position in a race during the East Coast Snocross tour on Saturday at Bass Park in Bangor. The event returns to Bangor on Jan. 28 and 29. Josh O'Donnell

By |2018-07-25T14:40:34-05:00February 2nd, 2017|C&A Pro Blog posts, XT Extreme Skis|Comments Off on ECS Bangor Maine video recap

A Look Back at X Games Aspen 2017

In the wake of a series of winter storms that dumped nearly three feet of powder the preceding week, X Games Aspen 2017 celebrated it's 21st year in epic fashion as capacity crowds witnessed the world's best action sports athletes compete at Buttermilk Mountain. Thursday's schedule included the high-octane Snowmobile SnoCross and Snowmobile SnoCross Adaptive events. At the end of the SnoCross final, it wasn't Tucker Hibbert who stood atop the podium, but underdog Petter Narsa of Sweden. Jockeying for position early on, Narsa had to contend with countryman Adam Renheim's fierce riding before eventually securing a lead he [...]

By |2018-07-25T14:49:14-05:00February 1st, 2017|C&A Pro Blog posts, XT Extreme Skis|Comments Off on A Look Back at X Games Aspen 2017

ACS Deadwood Recap

DEADWOOD, SD- (JANUARY 21, 2017), There is no better way to start off the day of AMSOIL Championship Snocross Series racing than with beautiful blue skies and mild temps for Round 8 of the US Airforce Deadwood Snocross Presented by AMG Peterbilt. After a cloudy dismal day for Round 7, Mother Nature cleared the skies, calmed the winds and poured in the sunshine. Record crowd on hand for the final day of racing and the fans were not disappointed. Epic battles through the heats, bar-to-bar racing in finals, first time podium finishers and domination brought the crowds to their [...]

By |2018-07-25T14:52:24-05:00January 25th, 2017|C&A Pro Blog posts, XT Extreme Skis|Comments Off on ACS Deadwood Recap

USXC Pine Lake 200 Recap

With higher than average temperatures in December, the USXC crew made the decision to move the Gerald Dyrdahl 200 from the middle of December to the first weekend of January. In that time, the Gonvick area received abundant amounts of snow. Chad Dyrdahl and his crew worked endless hours to make sure that the course was safe and enjoyable for racers. Saturday started with below zero temperatures and snow dust working against the racer’s advantage. After a break to let the dust settle, the track was in prime condition. The day consisted of amateur class heats, youth qualifiers and [...]

By |2018-07-25T15:12:04-05:00January 11th, 2017|C&A Pro Blog posts, RZ Skis|Comments Off on USXC Pine Lake 200 Recap