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FWT Revelstoke Update: Legs Want A Divorce

Yesterday, another weather day was called for the Freeskiing World Tour. Seeing as I didn’t make the cut and that the conditions here are phenomenal, I skied my legs into the ground. With 5,620 vertical feet, my one non-stoper at Revelstoke,

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From Sandals To Ski Boots

Still in my board shorts after a long day of surfing in Hanalei Bay, Kauai, I hopped on the red eye headed back to my home base in Sun Valley, Idaho. Ready for more summer, I walked out of the

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I’m in Kauai and Excited for SNOW?!

I’ve been in Kauai for a few days now, and I’ve been having a blast! The water is 75° if not warmer, and I’ve had a wonderful time beach-hopping on the North Shore the last few days. I even decided

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Trailer Time!!!

I’ve been getting really stoked for this next season: I’ve been having skiing dreams for weeks, I just found out that I’ll be skiing with Cross Sportswear, all of this years movies are looking sick!!! In addition to the movie I’m

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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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Okay, Now I’m Done For The Season

Yesterday my friend, North Parker, and I woke up at 5am to ski a sick couloir on Hyndamn peak. With our skis and boots strapped to our packs, we started the 5mile approach to the base of the mountain. After crossing

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Kjell Ellefson Comeback

My good friend and fellow telemark skier, Kjell Ellefson, put out a self edit last night. He was out of commission last season due an injury, but I think it’s safe to say that he was back this year charging harder than

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Skiing Over Time To Learn To Fly

My ski season is over, but that doesn’t mean that the adventures have stopped. The past week I’ve been accompanying, and joining my little brother with his senior project, Learning to Paraglide in Santa Barbara! We’ve been flying for four

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Jumping Up & Down The Latter

I just got done with the 14th annual Extreme Freeskiing Telemark Championships in Crested Butte, CO. The comp went really well I qualified in 3rd place on Headwall, and after three runs on Sock-it-to-me/Little-Hourglass I jumped from 3rd to 2nd

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Wave Skiing!?!

I finially decided to take a day off yesterday and just relax. I was looking for some video from the 2010 Mavericks surf contest that took place just over a week ago, and while I was searching around, I came

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