Sundance Winter Festival welcomes more out-of-state competitors

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Where can you find horseback riding, skiing, barstool racing, and tube racing all in one place?

That would be Sundance, Wyoming.

Horseback rider and skier Jeff Stull says, "Exciting, entertaining, I don't know. It's a whole lot of fun, just a big day. People can come enjoy themselves, fun for everybody, adults, kids, your horses."

Saturday more than a thousand people crowded Main Street for the 4th annual Sundance Winter Festival.

Co-organizer Reggie Gaylord says the Black Hills has so much to offer, and they wanted to show what Sundance can bring to the table.

Sundance Winter Festival Co-organizer Reggie Gaylord says, "We're a town of 1,000 people and I just feel like we're way bigger than that. We have cool shops and great restaurant. We have a Harley shop, just things people don't know about us and so we like to bring them here. We're way different. We just like to have fun and it just really proves that we can be a small town and be big-hear ted. I like that part about it."

Jeff Stull was horseback riding and skiing for almost every competition.

Jeff Stull says, "It's enjoyable. It's a great atmosphere here. It's a great atmosphere of downtown Sundance, Wyoming, kind of put us on the map. Plus I always love skiing and I love horses. I ranch just outside of town."

Katrina Lim says, "This jump right behind me is six feet tall, and some skiers have been able to get as high as 12 feet in the air."

Kids could also sled down their own personal hill.

Reggie says the festival has grown since the first year, with more outside competitors from Montana and Colorado to more food vendors and spectators.

Reggie Gaylord says, "I just want to say that this is a huge orchestration, a lot of great things. We have a lot of people that get involved and it just shows Sundance as a community. It's not one or anybody. It's a community effort to pull this off."