June 1, 2011
This weekend’s Teva Mountain Games in Vail started as a local Memorial Day whitewater festival more than 15 years ago. These days it’s morphed into one of the largest multi-sport bonanzas in the country. Despite the addition of extreme fly fishing and dog jumping competitions, the river is still at the heart of the games. Here are the paddling events, people, and potential carnage to look out for.
April 22, 2011
As part of the Telus World Ski and Snowboard festival in Whistler, photographers from around the world submitted their ski, surf, mountain bike, and skate photos for inclusion in the Olympus Pro Photographer Showdown. The finalists were invited to submit a nine minute slideshow, set to music, of the best images from their life's work. These are a few images from the finalists, as well as Blake Jorgenson's winning presentation.
April 7, 2011
The IOC voted to include the two events at the Sochi Olympics.
March 28, 2011
Skiing in Italy has historically been all about racing. But now, thanks to a growing group of big mountain and telemark skiers, it’s starting to look a little different. We sent an editor to the Dolomites to see how a big mountain comp goes down, Italian style.