Great Events in the Great Lakes

The Red Bull Crashed Ice World Championships have stopped in St. Paul, Minnesota, for the past four years, with an ice course that runs on the grounds of the city’s cathedral. Photo courtesy of Jeremy Jordan
The Red Bull Crashed Ice World Championships have stopped in St. Paul, Minnesota, for the past four years, with an ice course that runs on the grounds of the city’s cathedral. Photo courtesy of Jeremy Jordan

By Rachel Carter

In the Great Lakes region, people love organized sports as much as they love outdoor adventure. Hockey games happen in packed arenas or on frozen ponds. Cyclo-cross racers plow through muddy courses and triathletes run through urban cityscapes. From softball and soccer to bird-watching and bicycling, sporting events at destinations here take place on all kinds of fields.

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