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Feb. 22

A small band of Europeans hit the slopes for the Red Bull King of Wings event. With a pair of skis and a sail, Andreas Laurent flew 1,640 feet to set a record in the crazy sport of kitewing.

March 3

The GlobalFlyer is no Spirit of St. Louis, but Steve Fossett needed just 67 hours to fly it around the world, a record for a nonstop circumnavigation. Lindbergh's 1927 flight from New York to Paris: 3 31/2 hours.

March 6

And they're off! A field of 79 mushers and 1,264 dogs is racing the 1,150-mile Iditarod, which weaves through Alaska's frozen rivers and gorges.

March 6--13

Lance is back, riding for a new sponsor in the eight-day, 765-mile Paris to Nice race.

March 19

The prodigal rookie returns: Eight weeks after breaking his left arm in a race, 19-year-old rider James (Bubba) Stewart rejoins the THQ Supercross series in Orlando.

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JEFF SCHULTZ/ALASKASTOCK.COM (DOG)

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PHIL ELLSWORTH (STEWART)

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FRANCK FIFE/AFP/GETTY IMAGES (ARMSTRONG)

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THIERRY BOCCON-GIBOD/AP (FOSSETT)

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GEORG OBERLECHNER/RED BULL (KITEWING)

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