I am a Native Youth Olympian

Every year, hundreds of Alaska Native teens from all over the state gather for the Native Youth Olympics (NYO). They compete in games that have been passed down generation to generation.

In this episode of INDIE ALASKA, you’ll meet Autumn Ridley, who in 2012 broke the world record for the Alaskan High Kick, one of NYO’s most popular events.

INDIE ALASKA is an original video series produced by Alaska Public Media in partnership with PBS Digital Studios.

The weekly videos will capture the diverse and colorful lifestyles of everyday Alaskans at work and at play. Together, these videos will present a fresh and authentic look at living in Alaska.

Video and Story:
John Norris

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