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Olympic skiers do more than work out and bash gates. Some make goggles, coffee, hats, and notecards. Introducing four Olympians to watch out for at the 2010 Vancouver Games—and the products and businesses they've launched to provide a little job security after the big show. By Liz Yokubison.

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Who Earns What?

It's taboo to ask how much others make. So we asked. Here's how much (or how little) some ski-industry professionals are making.*

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Say My Name: The Girl Behind the Goggles

For the past two seasons, Grete (Gret-a) Eliassen has travelled from Scandinavia to Argentina for her upcoming feature-length film. Shot fully in high-definition, the film explores what it's like to be an international ski superstar. Here are some photos from the project, and watch for the film when it drops this fall.

Tim Durtschi, an Atomic athlete and founder of Saga Outerwear, who secured third place at this year’s Red Bull Linecatcher, had a successful season. But just because the snow is bound to stop falling this spring, doesn’t mean Durtschi stops skiing. “I am coaching at Alyeska Summer Camp in Girdwood, Alaska,” says the Bend, Oregon, resident of his summer plans. “Hood and Whistler are hotspots for summer skiing, but Alyeska has been doing this camp for over 10 years and I have been a part of it since I was a kid.  I love the vibe at this camp, mostly local Alaskans and friends I grew up with, and their park is sick. Plus, there is still a ton of snow in June.”  Check out his personal blog and the Saga Outerwear site (http://www.sagaouterwear.com/) for updates on Durtschi’s summer ski camp adventures. 

Summer With the Pros

Pro skiers spend their summers pounding nails or waitressing, right? Maybe back in the pioneering days of pro skiing, but now, summer lifestyle includes anything from traveling to other parts of the world to ski, training for upcoming events, or perfecting other talents, like music, or making piñatas.

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What's Lynsey Dyer Up To?

Lynsey Dyer always has multiple irons on the fire. She told us about touring in Chile and Kashmir, why she's back with Rossignol, and how she mixes art with skiing.

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Say My Name

Unhappy with the lack of female presence in ski movies, freeskier Grete Eliassen sets out to produce her own, all-girl ski movie, due out next fall, called Say My Name. We chatted with Grete while she was en route to class.