Crowds and competitors line up for Saturday's Winter Carnival Street Events |

Crowds and competitors line up for Saturday’s Winter Carnival Street Events

STEAMBOAT SPRINGS — People packed themselves along Lincoln Avenue on Saturday to watch the 2019 Winter Carnival Street Events. The morning’s horse-drawn competitions included a ski slalom, skijoring, three-legged races, a ring-and-steer challenge, donkey jump and shovel race.

Doug Wheeler pulls 11-year-old William Hall during Saturday morning’s skijoring competition.

Tuf Garcia swings his lasso as he rides down Lincoln Avenue. Garcia was one of 21 horse riders who pulled competitors on skis, boards and shovels during Saturday’s Street Events.

Nathan Rind, 9, launches off a ramp on Lincoln Avenue during the donkey jump competition.

Sisters Emily and Zoe Lucas try to stay warm as they watch Saturday’s Street Events.

Dylan Godley, 7, throws a ring around a plastic steer Saturday. Godley competed in the ring and steer competition during the day’s Street Events.

Aspen Bennett-Manke, 13, cruises around a cone along Lincoln Avenue as part of the ski slalom competition.

Shari Yeager holds onto her cowboy hat as she pulls a shovel racer down Lincoln Avenue.

The Jacobson family looks over a metal railing along Lincoln Avenue to get a good view of the day’s Street Events. From left: Kensley (10), Brek (2), Rachael and Conley (4).

Ethan Dibiaso raises his arms in victory as he crosses through the finish tape during Saturday’s 75-yard dash.

Ethan Dibiaso raises his blue ribbon after winning the 75-yard dash during Saturday’s Street Events.

Connor Solomon and Lyle Henninger break the victory tape, winning the three-legged race during Saturday’s Street Events.

Two-year-old Cassidy Machiela watches Saturday’s Street Events with her dog, Toby.

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