July 15, 2010
The 17th annual International Climbers Festival brought hundreds of rock-crushing climbers to Lander, Wyoming, where they attended slideshows, climbing clinics, movie showings, and competitions. Check out some videos and photos from this year’s festivities.
May 20, 2010
Outdoor athletes of all types—trail runners, kayakers, rock climbers, mountain bikers and more—will compete at the Teva Mountain Games in Vail, Colorado, on June 3-6. Come to watch the competition or sign up for an event yourself. Here's how. *Check out our awesome wrap-up gallery from the event: http://www.skinet.com/skiing/competition/2010/06/teva-mountain-games-2010
May 17, 2010
Brian Bielmann is a Hawaii-based surf photographer who shoots for magazines like Transworld Surf and companies like Volcom and Red Bull. In April, he competed against ski photographers at a photo contest at the Whistler World Ski and Snowboard Festival—and he won. We spoke to Beilmann about the differences between ski and surf photography.
April 29, 2010
The amazing Captain Nastar pond skimming in Vail for the annual Spring Festival featuring the Pond Skimming World Championships as well as music from Wyclef Jean and Guster.
March 25, 2010
At Snowbird, Utah’s Freeskiing World Championships last weekend, rookie Sara Mancuso, age 20, placed fifth and earned the Snowbird North Face Young Gun Award. We spoke to her while she was writing music on a pier by Lake Tahoe about her budding ski career and the influence of her older sister, Julia Mancuso, who won two silver medals at the 2010 Olympics.
March 17, 2010
Competitors were letting it all hang out on the final day of competition at the Salomon Extreme Freeride Championships at Taos. The venue for the final day was Kachina Peak. Check out a few shots from the winning runs and let us know if you think you have what it takes.
March 13, 2010
Taos reported 36 inches of snow just in time for the Salomon Extreme Freeride Championships, a big-mountain competition taking place this weekend. Friday's comp was held on West Basin, a zone full of steep rocky chutes and huge airs. Only one dilemma: Sit in the sun, soak up the vibe, and watch back flip after front flip or go shred the 36 inches of fresh? Difficult decisions down here in Taos.
March 12, 2010
The European X Games finished up today in Tignes, France, with the women's ski slopestyle and halfpipe and the men's ski slopestyle. North American athletes represented on the podium with Canadian and U.S. skiers winning all three of today's events. Here are photos from the day.