Boarders shred in Duluth

How good is the urban snowboarding in Duluth?

Good enough to help a crew of local snowboarders advance to the finals of the Arnette Crew Clash, a snowboard video editing competition at

Footage includes Dan Spooner, Danny Kiolbasa, Brian Wilson and Hunter Gulan riding rails snowboarding in spots in the Central Hillside (including Cascade Park), and at Enger Tower and the University of Minnesota Duluth.

The two-plus-minute video helped the Hill City Squad advance to the finals. Last week they were flown out to Mt. Bachelor in Oregon for more snowboarding and more video making. They’re up against a crew from Colorado for the big prize: $1,000.

Go to to vote in the Arnette Crew Clash 3 final. Voting is open through Monday.