Children soared through the air during the Fur Rondy blanket toss Feb. 25, 2017, in downtown Anchorage.
It takes about 40 volunteers to hold the 20-year-old bearded seal skin blanket.
"The blanket toss is a celebratory event usually following a successful whale hunt," said Gregory Nothstine, the facilitator of the blanket toss. "I think I've been facilitating this on and off for 15 years. I just have fun doing it."