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A beautiful friendship in a beautiful place! But for this dream to have any chance of actually happening, three things were needed. Top of the list was the formation of an international snowskating tournament, and Ingi was instrumental in pushing for, competing in and spreading the word about BONEFIGHT, which began life as an idea in 2013/14 before launching officially in 2015/16. The second step to Ingi’s dream was putting Akureyri on the snow sports map – and in 2014 David Gunnarsson and Axel Vidarsson launched the Iceland Winter Games, which quickly grew into multi-event fixture. The third thing was...

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After claiming the Sled Dogs BONEFIGHT title in both the first and second ever world snowskating championships, the affable Austrian is setting his sights on a third successive win with the chance to truly cement his name in winter sports history. Already a top name in the tight-knit world of downhill skate cross (a fast-growing family including Ice Cross, Inline Alpine, and Snowskating), Luca Dallago, 25, was one of the first on the scene when Sled Dogs Snowskates launched in 2014, with the first BONEFIGHT world championships following in 2015. Despite the competition doubling in size in 2016, featuring hardened...

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If you’re a regular follower of the Sled Dogs Family page, you’ll be familiar with the basic profile and exploits of our Top Dog, pro-coach, and JUMP champ, Ingi Freyr Sveinbjörnsson. Known to friends and fans simply as ’Ingi’, the Icelandic athlete has been at the centre of the sport since its inception, picking up awards, commercial sponsorship, TV spots, and international fame. It’s no exaggeration to say that Ingi is the world’s first celebrity snowskater.  Iceland, that volcanic plateau sat defiantly in the middle of the North Atlantic, has a long pedigree of adventure and big personalities, punching far...

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