People flip her crap for skiing with a hard-boiled egg, but sometimes you need a quick protein boost—and a little tequila.
It starts on the slopes and ends—often with a thump—on the sidewalk
One skier’s journey around the world (in his mind, just to clarify)
A married, father of three kids chose to pursue a post-SEAL career as a professional skier after a 17-year hiatus from the mountains
Respiration does lead to the dreaded swamp fleece. But this is America. You’re perfectly free to spin the gaiter around to a dry spot.
Historically, one of the most popular ways of describing a fat storm is “puking.” The lexicons of both acts include “chunder.”
While no one in Aspen has a problem with indulgence, there’s no shortage of hardcore skiing either
In hillbilly America, we don’t have cute funiculars rising from every little village, like in the Alps. It starts in luxury and ends with nearly rotten mayonnaise.
On the surface, there was the nose picking on camera, the scatological humor, the pranks, and the endless self-mockery. But Shane McConkey was no lightweight. He revolutionized skiing three times—challenging what we ski, how we ski, and even how we think about skiing. So when cinematographers, ski manufacturers, and skiers wanted to predict the future, they looked to him. After a tragic accident this past spring, skiers came to one conclusion: Skiing Will Never Be The Same.
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Not just a bloodthirsty killer, Wilson is also a slut for attention
The best thing we can do for continental snowpacks is to show them tough love—the same goes for your glutes
Skiers are tough, but not when up against phlegm balls and a constant hack
The Matterhorn is to Switzerland what the Eiffel Tower is to France. It's a full-fledged icon and it makes an excursion to Zermatt unforgettable
Forget the North American granolahead notion of skiing as a back-to-nature soul sport, bro, where the idea is to ski "free."
These days our ski heroes are the diminutive flying squirrels of the terrain parks. In place of Tomba, the Italian Stallion, are a bunch of Shetland ponies.
Is cliff jumping the future of skiing, or just an awe-inspiring freak show on the margins of the sport?
Privacy and closet space hold negligible value when compared to skiing the vast snowfields and corkscrewing couloirs of the Alps
I should commission an artist to celebrate it like hammers and sickles are celebrated in Stalin-era Communist propaganda banners.
April's the best month for skiing, but most resorts won't admit it.
The smacking of tender feet against reinforced polyurethane will piss off every one of the 74,000 nerve endings betwixt toes and heel
The country's dizzying affection for skiing blinds it to questions of cool and hip