<p>Every February in Camden, <a href="http://travel.nationalgeographic.com/travel/united-states/maine-guide/">Maine</a>, groups of two-, three-, and four-person teams dress in costume and race down a frozen track to compete for the fastest time and a toboggan trophy. In 2009, the <a href="http://travel.nationalgeographic.com/travel/american-festivals/">American Festivals Project</a> tagged along to the U.S. National Toboggan Championships to document the fun.</p> <p>Here, Team Bullwinkle prepares to take a run down the chute.</p> <p>Read more about the U.S. National Toboggan Championships on the <a href="http://americanfestivalsproject.net">American Festivals Project blog</a>.</p>

Bullwinkle Team

Every February in Camden, Maine, groups of two-, three-, and four-person teams dress in costume and race down a frozen track to compete for the fastest time and a toboggan trophy. In 2009, the American Festivals Project tagged along to the U.S. National Toboggan Championships to document the fun.

Here, Team Bullwinkle prepares to take a run down the chute.

Read more about the U.S. National Toboggan Championships on the American Festivals Project blog.

Photograph by Andrew Owen, American Festivals Project

U.S. National Toboggan Championships

See photos of the 2009 U.S. National Toboggan Championships in Camden, Maine, in this American Festivals Project travel photo gallery from National Geographic.

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