Art Sled Showdown on the Snow: 'We're Just Gonna Keep Our Fingers Crossed' [Video]

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Every year after the first snow, Minnesota's hills are polished by sleds and inner tubes. But there's a select group of sled-lovers that take things up a couple notches at the annual Art Sled Rally, which showcases more than 40 artist-designed sleds.

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Fight or Flight Academy hosts parkour championships this Saturday

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This weekend, ninjas are invading Edina. Sort of.

While they may not be wearing masks or wielding swords, full-blown ninja aerial tactics will be on display Saturday when Fight or Flight Academy presents the third-annual Minnesota Summer Parkour & Freerunning Championships.

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If you build it they will come: Kimball teens turn their backyard into a wiffle ball 'field of dreams'

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If you build it, they will come.
Instead of sitting around playing video games, brothers Isaiah and Samuel Ehlinger turned their sprawling Kimball, MN backyard into a wiffle ball "field of dreams."

The project began last summer when 15-year-old Isaiah found a YouTube video posted by people in Georgia who had built their own wiffle ball field. Isaiah says he has seen the movie Field of Dreams, but YouTube was his real inspiration.

"Everyone does baseball, but wiffle ball is different," says Isaiah. "I'd never seen a wiffle ball field in Minnesota, and we were looking for something to do. Summers can be low key around here and we didn't want to stay inside.

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Fatboys Arm Wrestling Challenge takes over East Bethel this Saturday

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The eyes of the sports world will be focused squarely on East Bethel this Saturday, as arm-sports enthusiasts of all ages, sizes, genders, and experience levels will come together for the Fatboys Arm Wrestling Challenge.

The action kicks off at 5 p.m., and will feature both the open-invite tournament as well as an all-star clash between Adam Kruger and John Whitaker, two of the top five arm wrestlers in the state. Event organizer Josh Handeland says he expects around 40 competitors to participate, and the competition will be divided into five different weight classes to level the playing field (according to the website, you're allowed to strip down to make weight if need be).

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