Here in Edmonton, sports fans are extremely lucky, because there are so many international sporting events. Not long ago, there was the Canadian Birkebeiner cross-country ski race, as well as the international sledge hockey championships.
This weekend there will be a huge event that sounds completely crazy to me, but apparently, it’s very popular, and exciting to watch. Not only that, but there will be quite a few locations downtown where spectators can watch the action for FREE!! I’ve never seen this before, but it sounds like this is a downhill skating race, and it’s a little bit like roller derby, with contact allowed between the skaters. I can’t stand to watch events where I expect someone to get seriously injured, like the circus, so I don’t think this is for me, but if you are an adrenaline-junkie, you’ll probably love it!