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Urban skiers lay tracks on Chicago's lakefront trail

by John Burfisher
Feb 05, 2013


The trails of Chicago parks are most often used for running, biking and walking your dog. But after this week's snow, Chicagoans are starting to use it for a whole new sport: skiing. Kevin Siarkowski is an avid mountain skier, but uses Chicago's flat terrain to get a different kind of workout.