Sports

Eagle River's Tom Harrison bested six boats in a five-race series at the Alaska Sailing Club's Firecracker Regatta at Big Lake last weekend, the second race series of the season.
James Stull won the men's expert division the Arctic Bycicle Club's Bartlett Short Track race Tuesday at Bartlett High. Jessie Donahue topped the women's expert division.

YouTube user CHRISONTHELAKE uploaded an up-close-and-personal video a paragliding adventure in Alaska, which offers a disorienting look at the twists and turns that a professional paraglider can pull off.

The over-the-hill gang did a pretty nice job on the mountain Monday. The men who won the three oldest age-group titles etched their names into the Mount Marathon record book, in one way or another. Beth Bragg
Looking gritty in pink, Kikkan Randall and Holly Brooks staged one of the most stirring duels in Mount Marathon history Monday, running neck-and-neck almost the entire way in the 84th edition of Alaska's most famous footrace.Beth Bragg
When perennial contender Eric Strabel crossed the finish line Monday to win his first Mount Marathon title in 12 attempts, he let loose the scream of a madman.Beth Bragg
Men, women, boys and girls top finishers
Based on what Soldotna's Allie Ostrander has done in her last four Mount Marathons, it's scary to think what she might do in her three remaining years in the junior division. Beth Bragg
What's happening in sports and recreation around Anchorage
The Yukon River flows its first 700 miles through one mountain range or another. Around where it passes the town of Circle, though, the mountains run out and for the next 250 miles the river is free to spill itself across the huge basin of the Yukon Flats.Ben Histand