Gold Rush Days Sunday

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Loree Jolley and Danny Gibb compete in Jack and Jill Team Hand Bucking at the 27th Annual Gold Rush Days Competition at Savikko Park on Sunday, June 18, 2017.

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Wade Bryson gets help with announcing duties by his 10-year-old daughter, Tessa, at the 27th Annual Gold Rush Days Competition at Savikko Park on Sunday, June 18, 2017.

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Kenny Bowman and Melissa Arnold compete in the Jack and Jill Team Hand Bucking at the 27th Annual Gold Rush Days Competition at Savikko Park on Sunday, June 18, 2017.

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Ryan Friend, left, loses to Ralph “Animal” Austin during the log rolling contest at the 27th Annual Gold Rush Days Competition at Savikko Park on Sunday, June 18, 2017.

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Eddie Petrie, left, loses to Ryan Friend in the log rolling contest at the 27th Annual Gold Rush Days Competition at Savikko Park on Sunday, June 18, 2017.

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Jessie Ross, right, loses his balance against Ryan Friend in the log rolling contest at the 27th Annual Gold Rush Days Competition at Savikko Park on Sunday, June 18, 2017.

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Veronica Friend, left, out duels Alea Oien in the log rolling contest at the 27th Annual Gold Rush Days Competition at Savikko Park on Sunday, June 18, 2017.

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The 27th Annual Gold Rush Days Competition is held at Savikko Park on Sunday, June 18, 2017.

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Ursula Whitmore, right, gives Abigail Hoy a hug after their log rolling duel at the 27th Annual Gold Rush Days Competition at Savikko Park on Sunday, June 18, 2017.

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Mike Cotyk, left, and Ryan O'Shaughnessy display their juggling skills at the 27th Annual Gold Rush Days Competition at Savikko Park on Sunday, June 18, 2017.

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April Hoy catches her breath after the Women's Horizontal Chopping event at the 27th Annual Gold Rush Days Competition at Savikko Park on Sunday, June 18, 2017.

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Karsen Walker, 9, examines flakes of gold he panned at the 27th Annual Gold Rush Days Competition at Savikko Park on Sunday, June 18, 2017.

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The 27th Annual Gold Rush Days Competition is held at Savikko Park on Sunday, June 18, 2017.

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The 27th Annual Gold Rush Days Competition is held at Savikko Park on Sunday, June 18, 2017.

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Dominic Hoy competes in the Obstacle Pole Buck at the 27th Annual Gold Rush Days Competition at Savikko Park on Sunday, June 18, 2017.

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Danny Gibb catches his breath after the horizontal chopping event at the 27th Annual Gold Rush Days Competition at Savikko Park on Sunday, June 18, 2017.

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Ralph "Animal" Austin sports shorts and cutoff cork boots during the 27th Annual Gold Rush Days Competition at Savikko Park on Sunday, June 18, 2017.

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Ryan Friend competes in the Choker Setter race at the 27th Annual Gold Rush Days Competition at Savikko Park on Sunday, June 18, 2017.at the 27th Annual Gold Rush Days Competition at Savikko Park on Sunday, June 18, 2017.

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Juneau residents watch the 27th Annual Gold Rush Days Competition at Savikko Park on Sunday, June 18, 2017.

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Jeremy Whitmore competes in the Men's Choker Setter contest at the 27th Annual Gold Rush Days Competition at Savikko Park on Sunday, June 18, 2017.

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Matt West takes in the at the 27th Annual Gold Rush Days Competition at Savikko Park with his eight-month-old son, Barrow, on Sunday, June 18, 2017.

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Veronica Friend leaps over a log during the Women's Choker Setter contest at the 27th Annual Gold Rush Days Competition at Savikko Park on Sunday, June 18, 2017.

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April Hoy throws cable over a log during the Women's Choker Setter contest at the 27th Annual Gold Rush Days Competition at Savikko Park on Sunday, June 18, 2017.

Description

Alea Oien took home another top prize from Gold Rush Days, coming out as the best female miner and Babe of the Woods in the annual competition of mining and logging skills. The men’s events were split by Eddie Petrie, named Best Male Miner, and Ryan Friend, named Bull of the Woods. 

Read more here.

Photos by Michael Penn | Juneau Empire

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