Combine Roman Gladiator chariots with chuckwagon racing and dog sledding to rethink how Edmontonians experience winter! As part of the Flying Canoë Volant Festival, MADE (Media Architecture Design Edmonton) is hosting a call for entries for custom-designed chariots to be built, assembled harnessed and pulled along by a pair of winter-ready fat-bikes. Check out this video to see highlights of last year’s event!
MADE is looking for teams to design, build and assemble these chariots and then harness them to two fat-bikes. Each racing team will be comprised of two fat-bike riders and one chariot pilot. Teams will race against each other for glory and prizes!
The race will be held on an outdoor course in La Cité Francophone as part of the Flying Canoë Festival on Saturday, February 4th, 2016. The course is a schoolyard measuring approximately 500 metres in length (please see attached). This race will also take place regardless of weather conditions or snowpack, so please be prepared!