Albuquerque Journal (Albuquerque, NM)

Angel Fire Resort Hosts Shovel Races.


Angel Fire Resort will be host to one of northern New Mexico's winter traditions this weekend as the 27th Annual World Shovel Race Championships begin.

The first day of the three-day competition will be Friday.

The popular event is said to have its origins at the resort when lift operators would conclude their daily shifts and ride down the mountain on shovels. …

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