The February blizzard dubbed "Nemo" dumped more than two feet of snow on Long Island and some locals used that bounty as an excuse to whip out their sleds.
The slopes at Mattlin Middle School in Plainview
The slopes at Mattlin Middle School in Plainview were crowded as children enjoyed sledding. (Feb. 9, 2013) (Credit: Barry Sloan)
Children enjoy sledding at Mattlin Middle School in
Children enjoy sledding at Mattlin Middle School in Plainview as the sun sets. (Feb. 9, 2013) (Credit: Barry Sloan)
Ron Carroll of Shoreham, goes airborne over a
Ron Carroll of Shoreham, goes airborne over a mogul on the hill behind Briarcliff Elementary School. In the hamlet of Shoreham, where some of the greatest accumulations of snow from the blizzard occurred, people come out to enjoy a long tradition -- family sledding down the slopes behind Briarcliff Elementary School. (Feb. 10, 2013) (Credit: Joseph D. Sullivan)

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Sisters Madison Jannou, 10, at front, and Jade
Sisters Madison Jannou, 10, at front, and Jade Jannou, 16, of Shoreham, go airborne over a mogul on the hill behind Briarcliff Elementary School. (Feb. 10, 2013) (Credit: Joseph D. Sullivan)
Julia Pase, 15, of Shoreham, goes airborne over
Julia Pase, 15, of Shoreham, goes airborne over a mogul on the hill behind Briarcliff Elementary School. In the hamlet of Shoreham, where some of the greatest accumulations of snow from the blizzard occurred, people come out to enjoy a long tradition -- family sledding down the slopes behind Briarcliff Elementary School. (Feb. 10, 2013) (Credit: Joseph D. Sullivan)
Charles Kelly, 10, of Rockville Centre, goes airborne
Charles Kelly, 10, of Rockville Centre, goes airborne over a mogul on a hill behind Briarcliff Elementary School in Shoreham. The area got some of the greatest accumulations of snow from the blizzard and it made sledding excellent. (Feb. 10, 2013) (Credit: Joseph D. Sullivan)
Vincent Aracri, 12, of Shoreham, goes airborne over
Vincent Aracri, 12, of Shoreham, goes airborne over a mogul on the hill behind Briarcliff Elementary School. In the hamlet of Shoreham, where some of the greatest accumulations of snow from the blizzard occurred, people come out to enjoy a long tradition -- family sledding down the slopes behind Briarcliff Elementary School. (Feb. 10, 2013) (Credit: Joseph D. Sullivan)