Fun in the snow, sledding for everyone

Posted : 2021-02-18 09:12 Updated : 2021-02-22 07:13
Andrew Forslund, 10, loses control of his sled as he catches air on a ramp at Wright Park as snow falls in Tacoma, Wash., on Saturday, Feb. 13, 2021. A winter storm blanketed the Pacific Northwest with ice and snow Saturday, leaving hundreds of thousands of people without power and disrupting travel across the region. AP

Snow flies up around Julius Myers, 54 of Flint, as he sleds at Southwestern Classical Academy Tuesday, Feb. 16, 2021, in Flint, Mich., after more than 9 inches of snow fell overnight. "Playing in the snow keeps you young," said Myers, who joined his 5-year-old grandson Cam Weatherford on the hill for hours. It was the same hill Myers would sled at his age. "Feels like the same snow all those years ago. This makes me feel like a kid again." AP

Styles Godard, 7 of Flint, Mich., falls off his sled Tuesday, Feb. 16, 2021, at Southwestern Classical Academy in Flint, after an overnight snowfall. AP

Matt Gerber Jr., 9, left, of Flint, Mich., and Addisen Athey, 11 of Swartz Creek, Mich., sled downhill Tuesday, Feb. 16, 2021, at Southwestern Classical Academy in Flint, after an overnight snowfall. AP

A cascade of snow pummels Flint, Mich., resident Aliesha Gilmore, left, and her 7-year-old daughter Mackenzie Metevier while the duo sleds at Southwestern Classical Academy Tuesday, Feb. 16, 2021, in Flint, Mich., after more than 9 inches of snow fell overnight. AP

People sled down a hill after a snow storm on February 17, 2021 in Fort Worth, Texas. Winter storm Uri has brought historic cold weather and power outages to Texas as storms have swept across 26 states with a mix of freezing temperatures and precipitation. AFP

Children take advantage of the fresh snowfall to use their sledges on February 9, 2021 at Volkspark Schoeneberg-Wilmersdorf in Berlin. AFP

A woman pulls a child on a sledge at Berlin's Alexanderplatz square on February 9, 2021, as temperatures in the German capital remain at around minus ten degrees Celsius. AFP

Jamie from Scotland and his son walk up a hill with a sledge in front of the cathedral of Muenster, western Germany, on February 10, 2021. AFP

An aerial view shows members of the public walking and sledging at Beverley Westwood park in Beverley, northeast England on February 10, 2021. AFP

A woman takes a walk pulling a sled with a child in the Gardens of Charlottenburg Palace in Berlin, Germany, 10 February 2021. The winter weather with extreme low temperature continues to have Germany in its grip. EPA

Samuel Braun, 6, let his dad, Dave, take the brunt of the frozen powder while sledding in the snowfall Friday Feb. 12, 2021 in Walla Walla, Wash. Both came up smiling. AP

Kyle Crabill, 6, and Daren Crabill sled down a hill in the snow at Wright Park in Tacoma, Wash., on Saturday, Feb. 13, 2021. A winter storm blanketed the Pacific Northwest with ice and snow Saturday, leaving hundreds of thousands of people without power and disrupting travel across the region. AP

People ride on a sled amidst persistent snowfall on February 13, 2021 in Seattle, Washington. A large winter storm dropped heavy snow across the region. AFP

Annie Boon, 5, creates a snow angel while sledding with her family on Brookview Road in Austin, Texas, on Monday, Feb. 15, 2021. AP

Matt Moore pushes his five-year-old daughter Vivienne on a sled down a hill in their Lockeland Springs neighborhood on Monday, Feb. 15, 2021 in Nashville, Tenn. A winter storm brought freezing rain, snow, sleet and freezing temperatures to Nashville. AP

Andy German and Lyla, 6, sled down an icy street Monday, Feb. 15, 2021, in Nolensville, Tenn. Much of Tennessee was hit with a winter storm that brought freezing rain, snow, sleet and freezing temperatures. AP

Rice University students Belen Szentes documents her sled ride on the Miller Outdoor Theatre hill Monday, Feb. 15, 2021, in Houston. A winter storm making its way from the southern Plains to the Northeast is affecting air travel. AP

Alyssa Kocon, left, and Sam Sharp, right, sled down a hill using pool floats during record breaking cold weather in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, U.S., February 15, 2021. REUTERS

Peyton McKinney uses a laundry basket for a sled Monday, Feb. 15, 2021, in Nolensville, Tenn. Much of Tennessee was hit with a winter storm that brought freezing rain, snow, sleet and freezing temperatures. AP

Matthew Etherington says after he gives Fin Etherington, 9, a push as he sleds down the hill Monday, Sept. 15, 2021, at Trinity Park in Fort Worth, Texas. A frigid blast of winter weather across the U.S. has left more than 2 million people in Texas without power. AP

Mia Donjuan, 4, falls off her sled as she slides down a hill in the Elmwood neighborhood of Dallas on Monday, Feb. 15, 2021. AP

People sled on the snow in Frederiksberg Garden, Copenhagen, Denmark February 16, 2021. REUTERS

Ben Marsh, left, and Spencer Rittenberg tip over while sledding in the snow at Harwelden Mansion Monday, Feb. 15, 2021, in Tulsa, Okla. AP