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Arctic Winter Games: "Our Olympics"

I chatted with many athletes and parents at the Arctic Winter Games over past week, and again and again I heard the same thing: "These are our Olympics."

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Arctic Sports: Did you just do that?

I have witnessed super-human feats taking place in the Grande Prairie Regional College gym over the past week. Cirque De Soliel should recruit at the Arctic Winter Games.
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The silver ulu champions

On the last day of the Arctic Winter Games, I watched the junior male basketball final between Team Alberta North and Team N.W.T.

This is about the team that didn't win.

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No seriously, pull my finger

When I heard about the "finger pull" event here at the Arctic Winter Games, I was admittedly a little worried. Surely, two people wouldn't just pull on each other's fingers, right?
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AWG highlights: March 10-11

An overview of what happened at the Arctic Winter Games from March 10-11. 

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Pin me: an adventure in trading

Suddenly, I felt this strange desire welling deep within me: I wanted that pin--the grooved CBC logo, the cold metal touch.

 

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Grab a greased stick, and pull

On Tuesday, I was particularly intrigued by the "stick pull" event, which was described to me as such: "It's basically two guys holding a greased-up stick, and pulling."

This, I thought, is something I can't miss. 

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AWG Highlights: March 9

To get a complete sense of what's happening at the Arctic Winter Games this week, check out this great video overview from my colleagues at CBC North.

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Mush on!

Canine expletives were tossed around like an old tennis ball at the Arctic Winter Games' dog mushing competition in Grande Prairie, Alta., on Tuesday. If one dog barked, he was met with a deafening onslaught of yelping vulgarity...

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Fun with hand games

Looking for a unique experience at the AWG, I took a colleague's advice and checked out the Dene hand games--which, at first, sounded kind of boring. I was wrong.

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