Party in April, sleep in May, as the saying goes. Or is it ski tonnes of slackcountry pow in April, sleep in May. Either way, we're just over half way through the 2013 World Ski & Snowboard Festival in Whistler, and damn has it been a good time so far. (Top image by Stewart Medford. Click to expand)
From record snow in Whistler to powdery wanderings in the French Alps, the last 2 winters have yielded some pretty damn epic adventures for me. But something was missing. It had somehow evaded me for the past 2 winters, and really, no winter is complete without it. (Photo credit tylergarnham.com. Click for full image).
How is it that one of the best rail skiers in Canada isn't a household name yet? Where are the straight goods on one of the fastest progressing kids out there, our man Jordan Innes? This is a guy who sets his mind on a trick and, without question, will find a way to dissect it. How does he do it? Is it science that he employs? Well, not quite. Try ornithology.
Hitting up the Salomon Freeski booth at SIA is always a highlight, and not just because I left with some new goggles! This year was no exception, revealing lots of goodies for skiers to look forward to for 2013/14.