Sport: And No Bones Broken

It was blowing a gale. The wind shrieked over New Hampshire's Mount Washington, wrapping its 6,288-ft. summit in swirling fog. Thick ice glazed the mountain's sheer headwall. From Pinkham Notch, down in the valley, a line of black dots inched upward along two rows of red flags. The dots were ski fans, out to see the world's most dangerous ski race, "the American Inferno." The course runs in a four-mile drop from the summit over the 1,000-ft. headwall, through Tuckerman's Ravine and down a narrow wooded trail to Pinkham Notch, over 4,250 ft. below....

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