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The Greatest Ski Shop Ever

Dec 12, 2014 1207

My ties to Skjersaa’s Ski and Board Sport go way back. I’ve known these people forever. The shop’s comic relief, Gary, grew up in Redmond and was friends and teammates with my older brother. He was just ...

Volcanic Timewarp

Jun 27, 2014 1629

We are miles from civilization in the backcountry, skiing ancient volcanoes. It’s a big part of my love for skiing. Exposed in an inhumane landscape by choice but with the utmost enjoyment. Building friendships and pushing our ...

One Body, Two Minds

Jun 12, 2014 1735

Our earth’s never-ending dubcork rotation gives us the beauty of seasons. It’s a blessing and a curse. As hard as we want to engage our favorite activities year-round, it is damn-near impossible. This challenge forces us to ...

Teamwork Makes the Dream Work

Jun 21, 2013 3905

In the game of backcountry skiing, how big you can go is sometimes limited only by your body’s physical limits. More often, the people you adventure with are the difference between going huge and going around. They ...

Double Jumps Part Deux

Jun 6, 2013 1003

After our demanding week building the tandem features for the first Tommy Ellingson Invite, the thought of having only one jump built just seemed a little lame. So, Tommy led a crew of the world’s best to ...