Alaska Makes Snowball Fighting A Team Sport
RENEE MONTAGNE, host:
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A good snowball fight has a couple of essential elements - snow, of course, and chaos. So what happens when it acquires rules? This winter, team snowball fighting comes to Anchorage. The rules: seven players on each team, helmets, face guards. And the object is to capture the other team's flag while dodging snowballs. Oh, and the snowballs are made by machine. Each team gets 270 of them.
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