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Ski Racer skiing down hill.

Little Rippers of the Inland NW

Every time I’m on the mountain, witnessing the next generation of skiers and snowboarders tearing it up, I feel hopeful and excited for the future. These kids—thanks to their parents, instructors, and coaches—are daring, brave, and strong, from the bunny hill toddler snowplowing S-turns to the pre-teen blazing down a black diamond. Here are four …

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A group of people about to start a triatholan swim.

Lake Whatcom Triathlon

Enjoy the picturesque course in this challenging but fun multisport weekend featuring Olympic and sprint-distance triathlons, aquabike, and kids splash ‘n dash! All ages and levels welcome, and registration includes participation in guided course previews and weekly training groups leading up to the main event. After the race, stick around for homemade tamales and a  …

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Global Kidical Massive

Global Kidical Massive Kendall Yards Just like the regular Kidical Mass, a fun, safe bike ride especially for kids, but on this special day Spokane joins thousands of kids all over the planet for a worldwide “Kidical Mass” bike ride. This fun family friendly afternoon bike ride of about 3 miles heads out from Spark Central through Kendall Yards and back on …

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Summer Parkways

Summer Parkways Thursday, June 20, 2019 Manito/Comstock neighborhoods, 6 p.m. – 9 p.m. Summer Parkways is turning 10 this year! Join friends, family and neighbors for fitness and fun at this annual summer solstice community event, Spokane’s biggest block party, for this our 10th anniversary. Streets are closed to motorized vehicles and opened up to …

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Evel Slaps A Child

With the passing of the great Evel Knievel I thought folks might dig this excerpt from his excellent 1974 LP. This sequence is part of ‘Evel Talks with Kids.” Apparently he’s trying explain how painful it is to crash on his bike. Evel Kneivel slaps a child Click the link above to hear. (3mg)

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