The undercover author with new friend Tizzz and a crying Sean Connery on T-Day. On March 19, 2008, Taos Ski Valley in New Mexico – one of the last places in North America that prohibited snowboarding – officially opened its slopes to boarders.
Skier Emanuel Hedvall boosting next to a snowboarder retaining wall.
Herberts, scrots, and gumbys getting up on T-Day.
Don’t panic: Taos still allows skiers.
Lars Fidjestol skis Taos “pure” before snowboarders scraped clean this entire slope.
Herb Manning flees the crowds on March 19, 2008.
Those crazy snowboarding “kids” and their “music.”
An integrated hike to Kachina Peak.