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Free Heal Life 2 Preview

“Josh Madsen delves into where telemark skiing began in his follow up to “The Freeheel Life.” Taking you back to what dropping knees looked like in Morgedal, Norway in the 1860s to when it reemerged in the United States in

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Reacquainted With An Old Friend

I’m in the best mood EVER!!! Want to know why? …Because today was the first day of my 09-10 ski season. It felt so good to finally get reacquainted with the snow, and I am so happy to be sliding

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Young Manly Champion Athletes

The 2009 Baldy Bash was a blast! The competition consisted of coming up with, and singing a team theme song loudly to everyone in the Lodge, a Photo-op Scavenger hunt all over the Mountain, and finally costumes were judged as

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My 08/09 Season Blasts Off At Revelstoke

I went to Revelstoke Mountain resort for opening day on Nov. 27, 2008. The mountain opened with 80cm, which is awesome compared to other mountains in the American Northwest. Revelstoke Is an amazing mountain, there isn’t too much for one

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Why do I Telemark???

Besides the cliché half-binding/half-brained hippy statement: “because the turn looks and feels so sweet dude,” I telemark because it is a key to unlock the hidden treasures of the mountains and because it allows access the backcountry. Telemarking allows me

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2008 Canadian Freeskiing Open

This was my first freeskiing competition of my 2008 winter season. I had a lot of fun and I placed well considering I was the only competitor on telemark equipment. The snow was amazing, but the visibility went to zero

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