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Gerhart, Sullivan, Webb Headline 18th Annual Arctic Blast

Posted by Mike Wobschall on February 7, 2013 – 7:43 am

The 18th annual Vikings Arctic Blast Snowmobile Rally, sponsored by MillerCoors Brewing Co., the Mille Lacs Band of Ojibwe, Total Luxury Limousine and Arctic Cat, will be held at Lake Mille Lacs Saturday and Sunday, February 9-10. The event will feature current and former Vikings players along with coaches and team executives. Viktor the Viking and the Minnesota Vikings Cheerleaders will also be in attendance to help raise money for the Vikings Children’s Fund.

Current Vikings scheduled to attend this year’s Arctic Blast include LBs Jasper Brinkley and Larry Dean, RG Brandon Fusco, RB Toby Gerhart, DE Everson Griffen, C John Sullivan and QB Joe Webb. Vikings alumni scheduled to attend the event include Pete Bercich, Ben Leber, Carl Lee, Walker Lee Ashley, Bob Lurtsema, Doug Sutherland and Robert Tate.

A full schedule of events will surround Arctic Blast XVIII. On Saturday, February 9, there will be giveaways, numerous prizes and games for all ages at Vikings headquarters at the Blue Goose Inn in Garrison. The organization will also provide free arcade play for kids, an ice fishing pond, karaoke and specials at various Blast Points throughout the day.  On Sunday, a prize party will be held with more than $30,000 in prizes to be awarded, including a choice of a new Arctic Cat Snowmobile or ATV.  Also on Saturday at the Blue Goose Inn at 3:00 pm, a special secret guest will be appearing.

Participants can register the day of the event at any of the four Blast Points located in Garrison, Onamia, Isle or Malmo ($35). For the list of Blast Points and more information, call (952) 828-6577 or visit www.vikings.com


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13 Responses to “Gerhart, Sullivan, Webb Headline 18th Annual Arctic Blast”

  1. By Frederick Jones on Feb 7, 2013 | Reply

    @RUNWAY, and MIKE B.,

    Jones never said the QBs in the Super Bowl were not good. lol

    What the Fred said is they are not the best in the NFL. You would be hard pressed to argue against that call!!!

  2. By Frederick Jones on Feb 7, 2013 | Reply

    @GARY and NORTHERN NORSEMAN,

    They don’t usually switch positions after 3 seasons in the NFL.

    We should expect that Joe Webb will continue to play QB, even if he is traded.

    Trading him seems unlikely, since he has not really had much of a chance to play at the NFL level yet. He is an unknown product with a very low salary.

  3. By Frederick Jones on Feb 7, 2013 | Reply

    Joe Webb is tall (6’4″) has extra large hands, can whip the football, or use touch on short throws, is one of the best running QBs ever, and is a student of the game.

    Make no mistake…Ponder is the coaches choice at QB, but Webb should get a shot at it.

    Certainly the coaches learned that not allowing their #2 QB a chance to work with the first team is a mistake. (That’s what they said, that although Ponder was hurt…Joe was not allowed to work with the first team. That’s just mass stupidity and we deserved to lose in the first round of the playoffs if it’s true!)

  4. By Frederick Jones on Feb 7, 2013 | Reply

    Joe Webb is tall (6’4″) has extra large hands, can whip the football, or use touch on short throws, is one of the best running QBs ever, and is a student of the game.

    Make no mistake…Ponder is the coaches choice at QB, but Webb should get a shot at it.

    Certainly the coaches learned that not allowing their #2 QB a chance to work with the first team is a mistake. (That’s what they said, that although Ponder was hurt…Joe was not allowed to work with the first team. That’s just mass stupidity and we deserved to lose in the first round of the playoffs if it’s true!)

  5. By Frederick Jones on Feb 7, 2013 | Reply

    “Linemen are literally the unsung heroes of the game. Their situation is analogous to the infantry in warfare. They do the hard, bitter fighting for victory.

    As the generals reap the headlines in war, the backs reap the headlines in football. Yet in their hearts, the generals and backs know that victory and the accolades came to them through the work of the footsoldiers and linemen.”
    – Gomer Jones (Bud Wilkinson’s line coach at Oklahoma)

  6. By northwoodsv2 on Feb 7, 2013 | Reply

    Joe Webb is done as a QB. Fran Tarkenton agrees, and we know his credentials.

    What are YOUR credentials?

  7. By BlueBird7 on Feb 7, 2013 | Reply

    northwoods

    Fran Tarkenton changes his mind like he changes his socks. Once a week.

  8. By Tomcat on Feb 7, 2013 | Reply

    Don`t be bad-mouthin` the Tarkman.

  9. By Tomcat on Feb 7, 2013 | Reply

    The Jones is absolutely correct about the linemen on both sides of the ball, but Webb is done as a Viking.

  10. By RichardA1 on Feb 7, 2013 | Reply

    Webb should be utilized as a receiver or runningback, why they don’t makes as much sense as Harvin still here only there is something wrong and it ain’t the money!

  11. By SmileyStar on Feb 7, 2013 | Reply

    Harvin wants to return kicks and have a defined role as a WR. Since the NFC championship game, the Vikings might as well call him Waldo. You never know at what position he is lining up at…

  12. By Bryan Freese on Feb 10, 2013 | Reply

    Just got back from Garrison, had a blast at Artic Blast 3013.

  13. By casio hotbiz on Aug 28, 2013 | Reply

    腕時計 casio

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