Julian Carr jumps over 1,000 feet

Did you ever wonder what it would feel like if you could fly?  A certain pro skier out of the great salt lake does.   Check out Julian Carr and his self narrated video of several clilff jumps in the Wasatch backcountry near Alta and Snowbird, Utah. Enjoy!                                         

K2 rocks new Iron Maiden ski

K2 Runs to the Hills with Limited Edition Iron Maiden Revival Ski SEATTLE (November 10, 2010) – Iconic rock band Iron Maiden and K2 Skis will shred metal and snow together this winter with the release of the K2 Iron Maiden Limited Edition Ski. Only a limited amount of these unique skis will be made …

1st Person Perspective: Mammoth Mountain

  The season is officially here for California.  Mammoth, Mt High, and Snow Summit all opened last weekend.  Most Tahoe resorts are either open or planning to open this weekend.  Last Friday we brought you the report on Mammoth’s opening day and the fun that was had.  But that wasn’t enough for me.  I decided …

Snowbird to host freeride avalanche summit

             Snowbird and the UAC Present the Second Annual “Freeride Avalanche Summit” Dec. 16-17 Snowbird, Utah – Snowbird Ski and Summer Resort and the Utah Avalanche Center (UAC) are partnering to offer the second annual Freeride Avalanche Summit, Dec. 16-17. This two-day clinic is targeted towards advanced and expert skiers and riders who want practical …

Gear Review: U-Wax waxing tool

Let’s be honest, you are lazy.  Your skis don’t always get stored properly after a long day of shredding and they have the rusty edges to prove it.  You don’t always fill up those base gouges, and your skis probably haven’t been sharpened in a very long time.  Worse still, you don’t always wax.  You …

Gatorade Free Flow Tour for Ams announces 2011 freeski schedule

Burr Ridge, Ill. – The Gatorade Free Flow Tour today announced the complete schedule for the 2011 winter season. Returning for its second year, the Tour offers up-and-coming amateur freeskiers under 21 the chance to earn a pre-qualified spot in next season’s Winter Dew Tour (2011-12).  Hosting a total of 18 contests at ten parks …

Ashleigh McIvor + Maelle Ricker + you + 7 friends = BC Ski Games contest

It’s a compare and contrast world.  This band is better than that one, he’s a better baller than that guy… you know the drill.  Endless message board banter is happening right now revolving around the unsolvable riddle of who’s the best, what’s the greatest.  Our culture feels the uncontrollable reflex to put everything in its …

Ski for 1/2 off at A-Basin

Arapahoe Basin Introduces new Pass Product   Arapahoe Basin, CO – November 15, 2010 – Arapahoe Basin introduces the new Legend’s 4 Pass.  Ski or ride four days at Arapahoe Basin with the new Legend’s 4 Pass for only $139.  This non-transferable pass is valid any day of the 2010-2011 season with no black out …

Crashing the U.S. ski team ball: meeting Bode and Lindsey

                     by Jake Bright “I have an ‘in’ to some ski event. Do you want to go?” This is what my hip hop producer friend says to me after dinner around 9:30pm on a New York Thursday. Next thing I know I am at the US Ski and Snowboard Association’s (USSA) Annual Ball hanging out …

Levi World Cup: Ligety 18th, Bode DNF, Will Brandenburg 8th after first run but DNFs

LEVI, Finland – Olympian Will Brandenburg (Spokane, WA, pictured right) was 8th after the first run and well on his way to his first Audi FIS Alpine World Cup top 10 Sunday, when he was disqualified after straddling a gate on the steep part of the course. Ted Ligety (Park City, UT) climbed eight slots …

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