An afternoon of stories, wisdom, and one large palm tree. Jake Davis spends some time with Klaus Obermeyer, who turns 90 in December.
Digger. Beater. Yard sale. Ragdoll. Tomahawk. Slide for life. Whipper. Sprack. Mousetrap. Chunder. Face Plant. Biff. Blow. Wreck. Endo. Crashing on skis is not the first physical act to spawn its own thesaurus, but it could be the most wholesome. Check out this video we dug up from the Warren Miller Films' archives of good historic crashes from back in the day.
In one season Karine Falck-Pedersen transitioned from national champion ski-racer to professional big-mountain skier. Last winter she earned herself a 5th-place ranking overall in the Freeskiing World Tour and a segment in Warren Miller’s new film Dynasty.