The venerable Wikipedia defines skijoring as a winter sport where a person on skis is pulled by a horse, a dog (or dogs) or a motor vehicle. Red Bull has been kind enough to give us a prime example of the awesome sport—and boy, do we want to see this in the next Olympics.

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The video on Red Bull's YouTube channel shows fanatical motorcycle racers pulling equally fanatical skiers behind them jumping jumps and apexing apexes. It looks like a cross between cross-country skiing and motocross. Who woulda thought, right?

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While we don't know what the people in the video are saying, it looks like nothing short of a hoot to do.

Watching the video reminds us of ice cross, where skiers race downhill on a walled track featuring sharp turns and drops. Exciting, yea? But the motorcycles of skijoring make it so much better. We can't get enough. Is there a TV deal in the works Red Bull?

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Photos Courtesy Of Red Bull

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This post was written by Anthony Alaniz.


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