Desiree Scott is northern star

Updated: July 23, 2013, 10:50 AM ET
By Graham Hays | espnW.com

When it comes to cold, real cold, there is a point at which even the temperature scales that divide the United States and Canada appear to throw up their hands and surrender. When the mercury reaches minus-40 degrees, Fahrenheit and Celsius converge. It's the same by either measure at that moment, no conversion necessary. Miserably cold is miserably cold.

For most people, that's nothing more than a random bit of trivia. In Winnipeg it can be, well, Tuesday. Situated a little ...

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