Arctic Man Alaska

Adam braves the bitter Alaskan cold to meet the fans of Tesoro Arctic Man, a wild weeklong celebration of snow sports and tailgating held more than 100 miles from civilization in the tiny town of Paxson, AK. Adam discovers amazing snow machines, tries local Alaskan fare and comes nose-to-nose with one of the craziest dishes he’s ever seen.

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Arctic Man
Arctic Man

Arctic Man

Arctic Man is one of the world’s most intense downhill ski races, and with 15,000 impassioned fans in attendance, the event has an intense party scene to match. 960 1280

  

Arctic Man

Arctic Man

For 28 years, fans have been trekking to Paxson, AK, for this phenomenal display of speed. 960 1280

  

Adam Richman in Paxson, AK

Adam Richman in Paxson, AK

Adam takes in the stark environment of Paxson, a town with a population of 40 people. 960 1280

  

Adam Richman at Arctic Man

Adam Richman at Arctic Man

Adam channels his inner Paul Bunyan and joins a log-splitting contest. 960 1280

  

Adam Richman at Arctic Man

Adam Richman at Arctic Man

At this Hawaiian-themed campsite, Adam gets to taste a juicy, roasted whole hog. 960 1280

  

Arctic Man

Arctic Man

The party not only gets a little wild at Arctic Man, but also a little creative. Adam meets a fan who likes his drinks out of a gasoline tank. 960 1280

  

Arctic Man

Arctic Man

Snow machine is the preferred method of transportation by Arctic Man fans, so Adam takes his maiden snow machine voyage. 960 1280

  

Arctic Man

Arctic Man

The Arctic Man race, which involves the coordination of both a downhill skier and a snowmobile driver, can be a dangerous sport. 960 1280

  

Adam Richman in Paxson, AK

Adam Richman in Paxson, AK

Adam joins in the fun, and slides down a snowy hill. 960 1280

  

Adam Richman at Arctic Man

Adam Richman at Arctic Man

Adam hops on a snowmobile to see what all the fuss is about. 960 1280

  

Arctic Man

Arctic Man

Adam sees some crazy things at Arctic Man, including a hot tub, a blender bike and a 10 horsepower diesel margarita machine. 960 1280

  

Adam Richman at Arctic Man

Adam Richman at Arctic Man

Adam presents the fans of Arctic Man with a buffet of succulent Alaskan king crab. 960 1280

  

Arctic Man

Arctic Man

Adam poses with a few Arctic Man fans who have traveled many miles for this one-of-a-kind event. 960 1280

  

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