Yukigassen is Japanese for Snow Battle. It’s a sport for all ages and skill levels that originated in Japan and is now happening around the world, including right here in Vancouver for the second year on March 21, 2015.
My grandmother played an integral role in my life growing up in Youngstown, Ohio. In some ways, she raised me; in many ways, she shaped who I am today. In the early 2000’s she was diagnosed with myeloma leukemia.