Team JAO 2017 Loppet Snow Sculpture Competition entry

February 4th, 2017.  Theodore Wirth Park – Minneapolis. A week after my successful sculpt at the St. Paul Winter Carnival Amateur Snow Sculpture Competition I was excited about the Loppet event.  3 hours shorter (5 hours) and a couple cubic feet larger (4’x4’x8′) and working alone – I knew this was going to be a…

My 1st (Amateur) Snow Sculpture Contest Experience

January 28th, 2017 0730 hrs A chilly, overcast morning inside the front doors of the MN State Fair Grounds.  I pulled up with my truck full of tools and my newly adopted sidekick.  The next 8 hours dedicated to carving my name into the snow. The contest began with a preformed rectangular block of hardened…