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  • Photo: Blake Gordon

    The Epping Hardware and Implement Co. stands alone in downtown Epping, North Dakota.
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    After walking 26 miles the previous day due to a lack of wind, the crew takes off early for the wheat fields.
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    Portraits of the 2XtM (To Cross The Moon) crew: Sam Salwei, Jason Magness, and Paul Cassedy.
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    Jason Magness guides his kite across dormant wheat fields.
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    Ellis Smith of Thrillhead Creations conducts an interview with Paul Cassedy for an upcoming documentary about the expedition.
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    With the wind at a lull Paul Cassedy, Sam Salwei, and Jason Magness walk the rural roads.
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    Sam Salwei descends to the Missouri River at dusk.
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    Chelsea Gerlach was part of an accompanying team that educated locals about wind energy and conducted snowkiting clinics.
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    The 2XtM crew stayed true to much of the Lewis and Clark trail through North Dakota.
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    The Missouri River remained frozen up to four feet thick throughout the journey, unlike the previous winter when warm temps ended the trip early.
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    Sam Salwei exits the Missouri River over scoured snow to camp after a long day.
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Filed To: North Dakota, Snow Sports

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