Winter Carnival 2008

Footage from the 2008 Winter Carnival, which took place Feb. 6-10

Winter Carnival Opening Ceremonies

The Opening Ceremonies for the 95th annual Winter Carnival were held Wednesday night in Olympian Hall at Howelsen Hill.

Winter Carnival Obstacle Course

Skiers ages five to 12 took to the baseball diamonds at Howelsen Park on Thursday afternoon to compete in the Winter Carnival Cross-Country Obstacle Race.

Winter Carnival Soda Pop Slalom

The Soda Pop Slalom on Friday morning at the Steamboat Ski Area was a Winter Carnival event open to any skier or snowboarder through fifth grade. <p> - Click <a href="http://www.nastar.com/index.jsp?pagename=raceresults&race=60327&year=2008" target="_new"> here to see results</a>

Winter Carnival Dual Slalom Bicycle Race

Steamboat Springs mountain bikers take on the face of Howelsen Hill in the dead of winter on Friday night during the Winter Carnival Dual Slalom Bicycle Race.

Winter Carnival Street Events

Street event races included street slalom, ski joring, donkey jump and the famous adult shovel race.

Winter Carnival Biathlon

Participants in frontier vintage attire combine marksmanship with cross-county skiing at Howelsen Park.

Skiing band

The Steamboat Springs High School skiing band comes down Lincoln Avenue on Sunday during the Diamond Hitch Parade.

Alpine Ski Flying Championships

Gelandesprung Ski Jumping event Sunday with participants launching of the K114 jump in alpine skis and boots, instead of traditional ski jumping equipment.

Lighted Man

The performance by the Lighted Man is a Winter Carnival tradition started in 1935.

Winter Carnival Shovel Race

The Winter Carnival Street Events on Saturday included the traditional shovel race.

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