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Mikaela Shiffrin Wins Aspen World Cup Slalom by 3 Seconds

Well, we knew Colorado-grown Mikaela Shiffrin is absolutely ridiculous and could be the best slalom racer of all-time.  But then she went and won the Aspen World Cup Slalom by 3 seconds, which, according to one former US Ski T...
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Tanner Rainville 4K MSP Reel from Fade to Winter

MSP Films popped out another banger when Fade to Winter dropped earlier this fall.  Tanner Rainville amassed a lot of awesome shots in between his trips to Alaska and Iceland.  MSP’s 4K shots are flippin’ beautifu...
by 2. Will Dujardin
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Big Air On Elk 2013 Photo Gallery and Live Stream

Last weekend was pretty busy.  Unless you were completely clueless, you probably noticed the big jump on Elk Avenue with skiers and snowboarders getting towed into it Saturday evening.  As usual, Big Air on Elk brought out th...
by 2. Will Dujardin
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Tequila Importer Agave Sun International Looks to Set Up Shop in Gunnison

You can file this one under semi-related to action sports and more associated with the culture and community aspect of the West Elk Project.  Agave Sun International is looking to set up its offices in Gunnison to begin distri...
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Applying #yesallwomen to Action Sports in our Little Mountain Town

In our little mountain town sometimes it takes a few days for big news to be spread around, despite the advent of the Internet and 24-hour news networks. A stabbing-shooting spree at UCSB in Santa Barbara, CA on Friday has beco...
by 2. Will Dujardin
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Kye Matlock Shredding POW from Japan to CB

Kye Matlock has graced our website before with his creative edit style and strong skiing before; the 15 year-old is back with more pow and more backflips, including a big blurry phone video send backflipping Space Rock in Spell...
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Francesca Pavillard-Cain Checks in After Chamonix FWT

Our friend Francesca took an unfortunate fall in her first ever FWT at Chamonix this last weekend.  No worries, though, she’s skiing pow in Switzerland getting ready for her next competition at Fieberbrunn in Austria thi...
by 2. Will Dujardin
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Ed Checks in from Peru – #spedgoestosouthamerica

Ed Dujardin has taken a leave of absence from the Crested Butte community this summer on a magnificent journey to South America.  While this legendary babysitter and waitron at the Secret Stash will be missed until his return ...
by 2. Will Dujardin
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Kye Matlock in 1st, Jon Clay Patterson in 2nd, Holden Bradford in 3rd, Seve Petersen in 4th, Marko Alling in 5th on the 15-18 Ski Male Podium.

Local Freeride Athletes Ride Home Field Advantage to Podium Domination

Crested Butte Mountain Resort played host to an IFSA junior regional freeride competition on Saturday under a mix of cloudy skies and flat light. The classic Colorado chalky hard pack snow that we all know and love so well here...
by 2. Will Dujardin
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Jeremy McGee, Paraplegic Skier, Bloody Couloir, TED Talk

Jeremy McGee inspires us.  Check out his TED talk describing his story preparing, climbing and skiing the Bloody Couloir by Mammoth Lakes, CA.  Starting with a short introduction, this really gets into what it means to be det...
by 2. Will Dujardin
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