USSA Club Development manager shares in the Celebration
I was recently in attendance at the final four days of the 2015 World Alpine Ski Championships in Beaver Creek, Colorado. This was the third time the Champs have been held in the Vail Valley but the first time since 1999. This was a big deal in the alpine ski racing world and the world’s  [...]
Julien Lopez FWT Skier Caught in Kappl AValanche
Bib #2 dropped into the avalanche “controlled” Freeride World Tour venue in Kappl, Austria and all was fine until he went ass over tea kettle mid slope on a steep hanging snowfield. After slamming his pole in disgust and started climbing for his yard sale items the slope ripped all around him. Bib #2 is  [...]
NuDown Mount Whitney Vest Review
Is that a pump in your pocket or are you just happy to have the NuDown Mt Whitney vest on? This new technology puts you in control of your comfort. NuDown is the SleepNumber of insulation. At first glance the NuDown Mt. Whitney vest is a real techy piece that comes equipped with standard features  [...]
Riding the Crested Butte Bike Park
As I explored beyond Awakening and the Luge, our super flowy green/blue “fun with your tires on the ground” beginner tracks, I was more and more drawn back to the basics of mountain biking; brake, angulate, look and what we learned at our training with Mike. The tracks Frequency, Timeline – Timetable and Avery all  [...]