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International Watercross Association brings competition to Wakefield

By DAMIIAN LANG

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WAKEFIELD - Professional racers made waves last weekend as the International Watercross Association brought summer snowmobiling to Sunday Lake for the first time.

Taking off like drag racers, participants roared the engines of their modified snowmobiles from land to water, circling colored buoys and sometimes stalling and sinking before returning to shore.

Along with locals, the audience also included other racers, racing team members, and their family and friends, some of whom traveled from across the region to provide support and enjoy the spectacle.

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