August 1, 2009
On the surface, there was the nose picking on camera, the scatological humor, the pranks, and the endless self-mockery. But Shane McConkey was no lightweight. He revolutionized skiing three times—challenging what we ski, how we ski, and even how we think about skiing. So when cinematographers, ski manufacturers, and skiers wanted to predict the future, they looked to him. After a tragic accident this past spring, skiers came to one conclusion: Skiing Will Never Be The Same.
April 1, 2009
When ski pioneer Shane McConkey passed away during a tragic ski-BASE accident in March 2009, the entire ski community grieved. Here are features recent and past photos, articles, and stories about Shane from our archives. Also be sure to check out our video dedicated to his memory.
August 15, 2006
Shane McConkeymastered everything from racing to skiercross to moguls, and he brought it all together to create his own brand of big mountain skiing. Here are his thoughts on ski-BASEing, newschoolers, and bro-brahing.