Word of the Week: Drag

Word of the Week

Drag: (drag) verb. 1. Pulling people around in a sled behind an ATV or sno-go. Recreation activity. See also, extreme sledding


Probably how I ended up preferring snowboarding to skiing.

Side note: When I first saw students “go drag”, I was reminded of my own childhood. We’d wait all winter for some good snow, then pull each other around by whatever vehicle could maneuver the snow, ice, or slush. It became a game. To win as a driver, you must knock the rider off in record time (making them bail by trying to ram them into objects was fair game). To win as the rider, you must hold on…even if it is only by your fingertips and you are being dragged across the ice.

 

 

 


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