The weather outside may be turning frightful -- but to some, this is the best time of year. ESPN RISE celebrates those hardcore athletes who heat up the winter months.
Canner-O'Mealy: Into the wild
Enter the world of high school sports in Alaska, where massive snowstorms, 24 hours of sunshine, day-long road trips and few scholarship opportunities are the norm. MORE
Preston: Are you ready for some frostball?
Cold weather is as much a part of football lore as the I-formation and John Madden. And in northern states like Vermont, cold-weather games are a way of life. MORE
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