A Short History of Glisse
SoCal surfer Mike Doyle invents the Bahne Doyle Single Ski, soon to be known as the monoski.
A record 120,000 monoskis are sold-mostly in France.
Rossignol stops producing monoskis. Four years later it sells the last of its inventory.
L'Association Francaise de Monoski is formed to promote the dying sport and throw "Monopride" parties.
Sleeper cells of L'Association monoskieurs (left, at Verbier) attempt to violently (well, garishly) regain a foothold in Europe.
Secretary of Defense Donald Rumsfeld declares monoskiers "glisse terrorists." Hellfire missiles rain down on Chamonix.