The 41st Annual Shovel Races/ Angel Fire, New Mexico

Competitors race down the course on snow shovels at speeds exceeding 60 MPH (96 KPH). Shovel racing began at New Mexico ski resorts in the 1970’s as a way for resort employees to get down the slopes after work. Due to several bad accidents, the sport has been dropped by many resorts, and this is the last race at Angel Fire.

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