Minnesota 2 | Block #12
Team Name: Sno Van Gogh
Sculpture Title: Becoming Björn
Artist Statement: Björn, Nordic word for Bear. In order to hunt the bear, you have to think like a bear, steel yourself against the elements like a bear, and track your prey like a bear. To hunt him… you must become him.
- Bill Wegwerth (Captain) - Bill is a retired Firefighter of 31 years. He is married with 3 daughters and 7 grandkids. Hobbies include; woodworking, woodturning, woodcarving, snow carving and sand sculpting.
- Weston Johnson - Weston grew up in rural Minnesota and now lives and works in the Twin Cities area. He and his wife Kelly have three children. When he's not playing in the snow, he enjoys coaching his kids' sports activities, watching and supporting Minnesota's sports teams. He joined the Sno Van Gogh snow sculpting team in 2014 and especially enjoys the camaraderie with the other teams and interacting with event visitors during sculpting events.
- Dan Ross - Dan is from White Bear Lake, Minnesota. He is a father of 3 kids, ages 11, 9, and 7. He coaches hockey and lacrosse for his kids. When he isn't snowsculpting with Sno Van Gogh or coaching he often found chainsaw carving. His favorite part of all of the competitions is the interaction with the public an especially the other sculptors.