Get behind the wheel of the Maui Ski Bus with Steve Fisher.
As the world’s best skiers slide through gates, warming up for the first round of the men’s slalom at the FIS Alpine World Championships on an ice-slick course in Beaver Creek, Colorado, a broad-chested, auburn wiener dog stands front and center in the Red Tail Stadium grandstands on an event producer's desk.
Named Franklin, he wears a rainbow lei and soaks in what sun ekes through cloud cover from his perch.
Telemarking, alpine skiing, freestyle skiing, freeriding, big mountain skiing, snowboarding: The snowsports world is always changing -- and, thankfully, getting bigger. But we're wondering about some of its more recent turns. First, we told you about the "skoochers," a revolutionary bunch of boarders who are pioneering the sport of cross-country snowboarding. Alright, so those guys were joking.