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Monthly Archives: November 2007
“Surfers got “Riding Giants” a few years ago. Now skiers have “Steep”. Coming soon to select theaters near you. Go see it.” – Shane McConkey Watch the trailer for Steep >>
Squaw hosted the Coogan Kelly Memorial Rail Jam over the Thanksgiving weekend. Skiers and riders swarmed the new Searchlight Terrain Park to honor the late Kelly, vie for a $1,000 prize and kick off the season at Squaw’s new terrain … Continue reading
There’s no real skiing yet, but some Tahoe resorts are open with man-made snow (Boreal, Sugar Bowl). Squaw has a nice strip going on the mountain run and is open for beginner lessons… The Farmer’s Almanac predicts heavy snow toward … Continue reading
Yesterday, Shane McConkey, J.T. Holmes, Miles Daisher and Jesse Hall jumped off the roof of the Silver Legacy Casino in Reno, Nevada. Skiing off a ramp, they launched into the air, throwing flips and smacking skis to asphalt in the … Continue reading
Few bodies beg to be massaged more than skiers’. Between cranking out end-of-season mountain bike rides, pounding nails or hunching over the keyboard, our muscles are begging for it. With the going rates, it’s usually a once a year splurge, … Continue reading
It is safe to say that getting brand new gear at the beginning of the season never gets old. My new Mantra’s arrived today! They’re fat and shapely, have a bad-ass sword on then, and they’re brand spanking new. But … Continue reading
My friend, Grant Kaye, shared this article about the psychology of base jumpers. It mentions that base jumpers and other risk-takers tend to have lower levels of the neurotransmitter dopamine, and that risk-taking activities help boost these levels. This appears … Continue reading