Area residents win kite crossing divisions
Three lakes area residents won their respective divisions in the 10th annual Mille Lacs Snow Kite Crossing on Mille Lacs Lake Feb. 28-March 2.
Kate Perkins of Crosslake won the women’s ski division. Vicky Hanson of Crosslake won the women’s snowboard. The junior champion was Pete Nierenhausen of Brainerd.
Also, Bryce Johnson of Crosslake took third in the men’s ski division and Jeremy Jones of Brainerd was second in the men’s snowboard division.
More than 100 of the top snowkiting athletes from around the world participated.