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Headwaters Spring Runoff Comp Highlights 2014 | FWQ 4-Star Next Week!

For all you freeriders out there making the the trip to Big Sky, MT later this week to compete in the 4-Star FWQ event here is a little sample of … Read More

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Freeride World Qualifier Athlete Profile | Alex Riedman

Alex Riedman Where did you grow up skiing? Seven Springs, PA near Pittsburgh Where is your home hill now? I ski a lot of backcountry around Crested Butte, as well as … Read More

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Freeride World Qualifier Profile | Scot Chrisman

Scot Chrisman The Freerider of the day today is Scot Crisman. A Colorado ripper with a big smile, a big heart and a bag full of freeskier tricks Scot is … Read More

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Freeride World Tour Stop at Snowbird Today Canceled | Delay due to Avalanche!

The Stoke is High at Snowbird Competition Scheduled for Sunday March 2, 2014 Watch Live @ 1030 am MST on Freerideworldtour.com.  Delayed!!!! All Words and Photos: Diane Harrington The 4th stop … Read More

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Freeride World Qualifier Profile | Connery Lundin

Connery Lundin has been sending it pretty hard in the Freeride World Qualifier events for the past few seasons. Last weekend he was able to ski and backflip his way … Read More

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Crested Butte Freeride World Qualifier Results

The first stop of the Subaru Freeride Series in Crested Butte, CO finished up yesterday with amazing lines being carved down the Big Hourglass Chute area in fantastic powder conditions. … Read More

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Subaru Freeride Series Stop #1 Crested Butte, CO | Day 1 Results

Day One of the Subaru Freeride Series 4-star FWQ event started off with a bang today in the Staircase Area at Mt. Crested Butte in colorful Colorado.  Female skiers dropped … Read More

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FWQ Ski/Board Double Trouble | Casey Lucas & Katrina Devore Profiles

This years Crested Butte event will feature snowboarders as well as skiers.  When it comes to Freeride competitions skiers and riders get along more like peanut butter and jelly than … Read More

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Hometown Advantage? | Tom Runcie and Randy Evans FWQ Bio

In todays media filled world there are a small group of skiers that get the lions share of the spotlight. They star in the movies, they can be seen in … Read More

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23rd Crested Butte Extremes is Next Week | FWQ Stop #2

The Crested Butte Extremes comp is turning 23 years old next week. This historic Michael Jordan birthday signifies the continuation of the original badass freeride comp. Long an independent event … Read More

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4 Star Freeride World Qualifier @ Crystal Mountain, WA | Results and Highlights

The first 4 Star FWQ event went down this week at Crystal Mountian, WA. With difficult snow conditions and rough light competitors went for it on “The King” starting Wednesday … Read More

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East Vail Avalanche Fatality | Tony Seibert Tribute Edit

I have absolutely no new information on what happened at East Vail yesterday, other than that the person killed was Vail local Tony Seibert. I am deeply saddened to hear … Read More

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Opedix Men’s KNEE-Tec 3/4 Tights | Unofficial Gear Review

When it comes to compression clothing and high tech underwear I was a non-believer until trying the new Opedix KNEE-Tec 3/4 Tights. I have been using these little gems for … Read More

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Aspen Highlands Bowl On Opening Day 2013

Aspen Highlands Bowl is open for skiing and riding! Here a look at some of the first turns from opening day.    Snow Report 2″/5.08CM 24HRS 2″/5.08CM 48HRS 21″/53.34CM 7DAYS … Read More

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How To: Compete on the Freeride World Tour | by Griffin Post

If you are a TGR fan and have watched their last few movies the name Griffin Post should look familiar to you. Griffin has been scoring bigger and bigger segments with … Read More

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10 Reasons to Telemark | Beans and Rice Freeride

  Jake and Paul from Beans and Rice Freeride wanted to make a little public service announcement for everyone about why you should consider Telemark when deciding how you want … Read More

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Time to Face Facts. Your Mom Was Once A Sexy Ski Bunny.

You are probably living in denial over it but chances are that your mom was once a foxy ski bunny. Time has marched on since the good old 70′s when … Read More

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Aspen Skiing Co. Cleared in Death of Ski Patroller

The Aspen Skiing Co. has been cleared in a federal investigation into the death of a Snowmass ski patroller who passed away in December. The Ski Patroller, Patsy Hileman, died from injuries to her chest … Read More

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LIFE Magazine: Aspen Girls from 1971

LIFE Magazine Gallery: Aspen Girls from 1971 You can check out more photos from the LIFE magazine gallery at retronaut.co

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Weekend Warrior at Winter Park Colorado | Freeride World Qualifier Two Star Event

This event went down two weekends ago in Winter Park, CO. Word and Photos: Diane Harrington  Finals Day at the Weekend Warrior in Winter Park Colorado was delightful.  Athletes were … Read More

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$17.6 Million For An Aspen APARTMENT!?

Ski.Curbed.com brings us this listing for a Aspen penthouse apartment that has been listed for a mind bending $17.6 Million. Here is more on the listing from Ryan Dunfee of Ski.Curbed.com. Aspen’s Most … Read More

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Body of Skier Missing Since March 7th Found at Aspen Highlands

The body of what is believed to be missing Aspen skier Jeff Walker has been found in the Northwoods area of Aspen Highlands. More on this story from aspentimes.com.  ASPEN — The … Read More

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New Beans and Rice Freeride | Teton Backcountry Soul Pow with Spice

  A couple weeks ago Silas Chickering-Ayers showed Jake Sakson and Paul Kimbrough some fun zones in the vast Teton playground. The Beans and Rice Crew says, “The process of … Read More

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Authorities Investigate ‘Hit and Run’ Ski Collision at Aspen Highlands

Local authorities in Aspen are looking for a skier who collided with 77-year-old Laurence Niles last month at Aspen Highlands. Following the incident Niles was transferred to the intensive-care unit at St. … Read More

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Aspen Ranks as Most Expensive U.S. Ski Resort by Cheaphotels.com

Cheaphotels.org has ranked Aspen, Colorado as the most expensive ski resort town to stay at in North America. To come up with the results the survey specifically examined the amount travelers would … Read More

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Building the X Games Super Pipe | Timelapes

X Games 2013 – Course Timelapse It takes a lot of snow and a lot of man hours to build a super pipe. Here is a timelapse shot by Aspen/Snowmass … Read More