Standing atop 700 vertical feet of pure sandpack in your ski gear, you might wonder just how fast the wax coating your skis will send you careering toward the creek below. You zip your pockets in a fruitless attempt to keep sand from invading them, and then you push off. You barely move - at first - until miniature sand avalanches begin to slide away beneath you. You surge forward, barely in control.
Goode has made a name for itself in the ski business, but not in a conventional way. For example, the company's owner, Dave Goode, has become famous for his water skis, which are responsible for both the men's and women's world records in slalom; in fa