Tuesday, January 29, 2013
Thanks to ParkTV St. Louis Park, you can climb the (many) stairs and ride all 1,300 feet of icy drops and turns.
St. Louis Park's own Brendan (B.J.) Bayers competed in the Red Bull Crashed Ice World Championship Jan. 24-26. Thanks to ParkTV, you can see the course from his point of view. Yikes! And Wow! Follow us on Twitter | Like us on Facebook | Sign up for our daily newsletter
Monday, January 28, 2013
Brendan Bayers was ranked 33rd in the Shoot Out on Friday.
Saturday, January 26, 2013
Brendan Bayers returned this year for the ice cross downhill event in St. Paul.
Updated 11 p.m. Jan. 27: Brendan Bayers of St. Louis Park finished in 90th place in the Red Bull Crashed Ice World Championship this weekend in St. Paul. He finished in 85th place in 2012. You can see a picture of him from Friday's elimination round above. *** Brendan Bayers of St. Louis Park was ranked 33rd in the Red Bull Crashed Ice Shoot Out on Friday in St. Paul. His best time was 46.24. Bayers is a former St. Louis Park Orioles hockey player. He did not qualify for the Saturday final after competing in Heat 2 of the Elimination Round on Friday. The ice cross downhill event continues Saturday near the Cathedral of St. Paul. In ice cross downhill, skaters compete on a 1,300-foot ice course of drops and turns. Last year, Bayers also was…
Saturday, January 5, 2013
Athletes wishing to qualify for Red Bull Crashed Ice—Saint Paul, must battle 1-on-1 in a time trial for the opportunity to earn a spot on Team USA.
Red Bull Crashed Ice is coming to St. Paul Jan. 24-26, but if you think you have what it takes to race down the most technical track in ice cross downhill history, you’ll want to be at the Xcel Center on Sunday. Athletes wishing to qualify for Red Bull Crashed Ice—Saint Paul, must battle 1-on-1 in a time trial for the opportunity to earn a spot on Team USA. The time trial is Sunday, Jan. 6 at the Xcel Energy Center in St. Paul. The morning session begins at 9 a.m. The afternoon session starts at 3 p.m. RELATED: VIDEO: Red Bull Crashed Ice 2013 Registration, New Course Info SLP Man Plays Daredevil, Takes on Crashed Ice Three With SLP Ties Take on Crashed Ice Red Bull Crashed Ice is bigger than ever this year expanding to five stops around …
Saturday, November 17, 2012
Online registration for the Red Bull Crashed Ice event is open until 11:59pm EST on Nov. 21. On Nov. 23, a random drawing will determine who participates in the qualifiers. The finale event in Saint Paul takes place Jan. 24-26.
The world’s fastest ice cross athletes are coming back to Saint Paul this January to compete in Red Bull Crashed Ice. The athletes race four-at-a-time through a "demanding, gritty, glacial downhill course full of turns, canals and chutes," all against the backdrop of the iconic Cathedral of Saint Paul. Red Bull Crashed Ice returns to St. Paul January 24-26, as the second stop on this year’s World Championship tour. To qualify for the St. Paul race, eight regional qualifiers will take place across the U.S. including one in St. Paul, on Sunday, Jan. 6. RELATED: Stillwater, Hudson Natives Compete in the Red Bull Crashed Ice World Championship PHOTOS: Elimination Round at the Red Bull Crashed Ice World Championships UPDATED: Red Bull Crashed …
Monday, January 16, 2012
They competed in St. Paul over the weekend.
Three people with St. Louis Park connections took on the twists and turns of the Crashed Ice course in front of the St. Paul Cathedral over the weekend. In the Crashed Ice event, skaters went down a 1,300-foot course that started near the steps of the Cathedral. A number of sharp turns and quick drops explained the "crashed" title, as skaters often ended up sliding down the track on their backs or stomachs. Former St. Louis Park hockey player Jon Kesely was the highest placing local finisher, as he advanced to Saturday's final round and took 61st. Another former Oriole hockey player, B.J. Bayers, was eliminated on Friday night and took 85th place. St. Louis Park resident Tom Reid was also eliminated on Friday and finished 98th. You can see…