Photo gallery Ice is nice at 2018 Hoofers Winter Carnival
Sun, snow and ice created the perfect setting for the annual winter celebration Friday and Saturday.
Students face off during the pond hockey tournament on Lake Mendota.
Erik Larson takes part in human bowling, one of the more unconventional winter sports featured.
Did we say "human bowling"? Make that canine, too. Carley Varo and her dog Moose tumble amid the bowling pins.
Future Badgers take a photo with Bucky.
Joe Tenpenny and friends play a round of ice golf.
Artist Cheryl DeWelt helps participants make stick sculptures at a craft station near Alumni Park, a new venue for this year's event.
The lake remains at the heart of this decades-old campus tradition, providing a frozen playground for everyone to enjoy.
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