Whitefish Winter Carnival
Cold temperatures couldn't keep hundreds of onlookers and more than 80 teams from participating in this year's skijoring event in Whitefish. A traditional part of the Whitefish Winter Carnival, galloping horses pull daredevil skiers over a series of three jumps. The fastest time wins.
Click the image or use the arrows to see photographs from the first day of the 2011 event.
Read about Skijoring's history in Whitefish: The Original Rope-Tow by Dan Testa.