Ice sculptures a must for Quebec Winter Carnival

Photo: Danielle Burns

Nicolas Godon's mermaid at the foot of Breakneck Stairs holds a sunsoaked glittering jewel.

It's "the very busy season" for Laurent Godon - the ice-sculpting businessman from Mont-Tremblant who is also a pilot, boat enthusiast and former Guinness World Record holder for fastest ice sculptor. At previous carnivals, Godon made three, five, and eight sculptures for the occasion.