Carrying on-and celebrating the lives of fallen comrades-New York firefighters find fun and solace on the slopes of Hunter Mountain. Snow and spirits fly as 675 FDNY firefighters gather at Hunter for their 29th annual ski race. This year, the friendly grudge match takes on a whole new meaning.
The world of ski design is a bit like Hollywood - cosmetics make a huge impact. Each winter, more than 700,000 pairs of skis are brought into the US, but buying model XYZ stateside doesn't mean it looks the same in Europe or Japan.