The Last Shall be First


December 31, 2022

This vintage photo which was available for autographs at the show features the mid-1970's Polaris Cross Country race team, Bob Przekwas, Ed Monsrud and Burt Bassett.

Submitted by Robert Crowe

"The Last Shall Be First." This had been the banner headline for a story in the St. Paul Pioneer Press in 1975, but many who read it then are gone. The headlined story was related to the sno-cat enthusiasts gathered at the David Johnson Vintage Sno-Cat Spectacular on Saturday, December 17, 2022 by the one who knew it best. This would be the 1975 Winnipeg to St. Paul I-500 race winner Ed Monsrud, many years retired but still as focused as ever. Ed and his fellow Cross Country racers, Bob Przekwas and Burt Bassett, were the guests of honor for the 2022 Show at the R...

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