Snowstorm can’t stop toboggan championship in Camden

Posted Feb. 10, 2013, at 9:41 p.m.
Deirdre Rynne of Scituate, Mass., waits for her teammates on &quotArmasleddin" at the U.S. National Toboggan Championships.
Deirdre Rynne of Scituate, Mass., waits for her teammates on "Armasleddin" at the U.S. National Toboggan Championships. Buy Photo
Spectators and competitors gather on Hosmer Pond to watch the US National Toboggan Championship on Feb. 10, 2013 at Camden Snow Bowl. Racers leave the chute, launch onto the pond and are eventually slowed to a stop by the snow.
Spectators and competitors gather on Hosmer Pond to watch the US National Toboggan Championship on Feb. 10, 2013 at Camden Snow Bowl. Racers leave the chute, launch onto the pond and are eventually slowed to a stop by the snow.
People gather beside the chute to watch the US National Toboggan Championship on Feb. 10, 2013 at Camden Snow Bowl. The competition and celebration attracted Maine residents from across the state, as well as competitors traveling from places such as Pennsylvania, Canada and New England, including a large group from Connecticut.
People gather beside the chute to watch the US National Toboggan Championship on Feb. 10, 2013 at Camden Snow Bowl. The competition and celebration attracted Maine residents from across the state, as well as competitors traveling from places such as Pennsylvania, Canada and New England, including a large group from Connecticut. Buy Photo
A two-person toboggan team races down the chute at  the US National Toboggan Championship on Feb. 10, 2013 at Camden Snow Bowl.
A two-person toboggan team races down the chute at the US National Toboggan Championship on Feb. 10, 2013 at Camden Snow Bowl. Buy Photo
The trophies for the 2013 U.S. National Toboggan Championships at Camden Snow Bowl sit on the roof of an antique truck on Saturday before being claimed by the day's winning teams. Competitors warm up by a fire in the background.
The trophies for the 2013 U.S. National Toboggan Championships at Camden Snow Bowl sit on the roof of an antique truck on Saturday before being claimed by the day's winning teams. Competitors warm up by a fire in the background. Buy Photo
Competitors in the 2013 U.S. National Toboggan Championships at Camden Snow Bowl inspect their sled before climbing the many stairs to the chute, which is 400 feet long and 70 feet high, on Feb. 10, 2013. On the snow banks nearby are a selection of toboggans provided by the Camden Snow Bowl for novice competitors without their own sleds.
Competitors in the 2013 U.S. National Toboggan Championships at Camden Snow Bowl inspect their sled before climbing the many stairs to the chute, which is 400 feet long and 70 feet high, on Feb. 10, 2013. On the snow banks nearby are a selection of toboggans provided by the Camden Snow Bowl for novice competitors without their own sleds. Buy Photo

The US National Toboggan Championship took place on Feb. 10, 2013 at Camden Snow Bowl. The competition and celebration attracted Maine residents from across the state, as well as competitors traveling from places such as Pennsylvania, Canada and New England, including a large group from Connecticut.

More slideshows

SEE COMMENTS →

ADVERTISEMENT | Grow your business
ADVERTISEMENT | Grow your business