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March 10, 2010
Europe's first-ever Winter X Games started today in Tignes, France. Skiing magazine is at the event to bring you the latest details. In today's men's superpipe finals, France's own Kevin Rolland takes the gold.
March 9, 2010
So you may never huck cliffs like pro skier Julian Carr, but that doesn't mean you can't see what it feels like to ski fast and furious in Wolverine Cirque, a notorious zone in Utah's backcountry. Check out this helmet cam footage Julian sent us.
March 8, 2010
Salt Lake City-based photographer Jay Beyer shoots and skis mainly in Utah’s Wasatch backcountry. But we found Jay recently riding the Collins chairlift at Alta ski resort. We spoke to him about what a backcountry skier was doing at the resort, why he switched from snowboarding to skiing, and tips for shooting photos on stormy days.
March 6, 2010
The Freeskiing World Tour has traveled to its second-to-last stop for this winter: Kirkwood, California. The big-mountain competition is taking place on the permanently closed Cirque terrain. Here is video from day one of the event.
March 5, 2010
Conceived by Rob Gaffney and Shane McConkey, Squaw Valley is currently holding a contest to determine what skier can win the game of GNAR (Gaffney's Numerical Assessment of Radness), which involves rowdy skiing, cliff hucking, and embarrassing acts (like skiing naked). Griffin Post gives us the first update on the contest.
March 3, 2010
Last season, skiers Will Wesson and Andy Parry, with the help of Line Skis, set out to document their winter in a way no ski movie had done before: no helicopters, no trips to Alaska, just two guys and a camera driving around the U.S. Here's the latest webisode, where Will and Andy return to the West Coast and plan an 1,800-mile trip that will take them from Utah to Colorado to New Mexico.
March 2, 2010
It was a dramatic few days at Squaw Valley, but the big-mountain competition took place Tuesday on Silverado. The men's ski winner was Sweden's Henrik Windsted; the women's ski winner was Jackie Paaso, a Squaw local who got a wild card to compete at the event. Here are final results and videos of the winning lines.
March 2, 2010
Freeskier C.R. Johnson, an X Games competitor and pioneer in introducing park-and-pipe skills to the backcountry, died recently at Squaw Valley. We asked his longtime friend and fellow Squaw local Michelle Parker, also a pro freeskier, to write a tribute to C.R. Here's what she wrote. And some photos to celebrate his life.
March 1, 2010
After an aborted attempt to run the Freeride World Tour big-mountain competition on Squaw Valley's Tram Face on Sunday, blue skies and untouched snow mean the competitors are heading to Silverado today. Judge Tom Winter predicts we'll see the future of the sport emerge: park tricks mixed with big-mountain terrain from skiers like Candide Thovex.