Giray Dadali: Sending it at Snowbird 2015/16

Giray Dadali: Sending it at Snowbird 2015/16

Posted by: Sakeus Bankson / added: 06.21.2016 / Comments (0)

Utah's Snowbird ski area had a banger season this year, and Giray Dadali was there to take advantage of bottomless landings, natural senders and over-the-dome powder snow. 

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Posted by: Sakeus Bankson / added: 06.21.2016 / Comments (0)
Skiing Ain't a Winter Sport: Summer Turns from Beehive to Bear Basin

Skiing Ain't a Winter Sport: Summer Turns from Beehive to Bear Basin

Posted by: Sakeus Bankson / added: 06.16.2016 / Comments (0)

As Glen Plake has put it, skiing isn't necessarily a winter sport; it's a snow sport. Micah Robins and crew take Plake's wisdom to heart during this ski backpacking trip from Beehive to Bear Basin in Montana. After pinning river-flooded couloirs, shredding across grass, and flyfishing in ski boots, they seemed to have proven Plake right. 

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Posted by: Sakeus Bankson / added: 06.16.2016 / Comments (0)
Sammy Carlson Retrospect: Episode 01

Sammy Carlson Retrospect: Episode 01

Posted by: Sakeus Bankson / added: 05.18.2016 / Comments (0)

From his earliest video segments with Poor Boyz Productions, Sammy Carlson has long been an ambassador for style. In Rockstar’s first episode of the "Sammy Carlson Retrospective" series, Carlson talks about his earliest days on skis, and how he made his way from grom to budding all star.

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Posted by: Sakeus Bankson / added: 05.18.2016 / Comments (0)
La Plagne: A Few Perfect Days

La Plagne: A Few Perfect Days

Posted by: Sakeus Bankson / added: 05.10.2016 / Comments (0)

Ski trips can be hit-and-miss affairs. You can spend months planning, spend a whole paycheck, and still get hosed. But, if things line up just right, it can be an all-time experience. So it was for this group of office-jockey shredders during their trip to La Plagne, France, where they found bluebird pow, big spines and a few senders. 

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Posted by: Sakeus Bankson / added: 05.10.2016 / Comments (0)
Tom Wallisch: World-Record Longest Ski Railslide

Tom Wallisch: World-Record Longest Ski Railslide

Posted by: Sakeus Bankson / added: 04.19.2016 / Comments (0)

Style master Tom Wallisch just keeps on givin' 'er. Not long after David Wise's massive hip air, Wallisch puts his own name in the history books, destroying the record for longest railslide on skis. It keeps going...and going...and going...

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Posted by: Sakeus Bankson / added: 04.19.2016 / Comments (0)
A Day in the Park at Stevens Pass with Kevin Curran

A Day in the Park at Stevens Pass with Kevin Curran

Posted by: Sakeus Bankson / added: 04.12.2016 / Comments (0)

Stevens Pass is known for deep pow, steep lines and plenty of pillows, but it can also boast a pretty fine park as well. Kevin Curran enjoys a day of (somewhat soggy) spring hot laps a short while back, enjoying the other type of goods Stevens has to offer. 

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Posted by: Sakeus Bankson / added: 04.12.2016 / Comments (0)
GoPro Line of the Winter: Léo Taillefer Returns for February Win

GoPro Line of the Winter: Léo Taillefer Returns for February Win

Posted by: Sakeus Bankson / added: 04.11.2016 / Comments (0)

Having won the overall title for 2015’s GoPro Line of the Winter, Léo Taillefer returns with another banger one-run victory for February's GoPro contest. Shot at his home resort of Val d’lsére, France, Léo goes just as big as you'd expect. Which is massive.   

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Posted by: Sakeus Bankson / added: 04.11.2016 / Comments (0)
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Sakeus grew up on Washington’s beautiful Lake Chelan, surrounded by apple
orchards and tourists. He has spent the years since bumping around the PNW,
from Mt. Baker to Revelstoke, eventually finding himself in the Funny Feelings
offices in 2012 where he now serves as Editor of The Ski Journal.

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