Cathedral shines during Crashed Ice championship

| January 27, 2013 | 1 Comment
On the steps of the Cathedral of St. Paul, Father Erich Rutten, director of campus ministry at the University of St. Thomas in St. Paul, watches the final race of the Red Bull Crashed Ice World Championship. Nearly 80,000 people crowded around the Cathedral of St. Paul Jan. 26 to watch the event. Last year's champion, Canadian Kyle Croxall, was victorious again, beating his brother Scott and American Cameron Naasz in the final round. (Dianne Towalski/The Catholic Spirit)

On the steps of the Cathedral of St. Paul, Father Erich Rutten, director of campus ministry at the University of St. Thomas in St. Paul, watches the final race of the Red Bull Crashed Ice World Championship. Nearly 80,000 people crowded around the Cathedral of St. Paul Jan. 26 to watch the event. Last year’s champion, Canadian Kyle Croxall, was victorious again, beating his brother Scott and American Cameron Naasz in the final round. (Dianne Towalski/The Catholic Spirit)

 

Video: Priest braves cold to test Crashed Ice track.

 

Racers clear the first jump after the 45-degree drop at the start of the 400-meter track . (Dianne Towalski/The Catholic Spirit)

Racers clear the first jump after the 45-degree drop at the start of the 400-meter track . (Dianne Towalski/The Catholic Spirit)

With the Cathedral in the background, racers come down a small hill just before the steepest and sharpest curve in the track. (Dianne Towalski/The Catholic Spirit)

With the Cathedral in the background, racers come down a small hill just before the steepest and sharpest curve in the track. (Dianne Towalski/The Catholic Spirit)

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  • Christina C.

    Great photos, Dianne!

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