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Community Profile: Ashley Bembenek

Ashley Bembenek is poised to make a big splash in the world of women’s freeskiing this coming winter.   The 27 year-old from Eden, Utah has lived in a variety of places before finally landing in Crested Butte in 2010, when ...
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Julien Lopez Caught in Massive Avalanche in FWT Competition VIDEO

This morning we woke up to some pretty incredible news that Julien Lopez had triggered an avalanche during his run at the second attempt at the Freeride World Tour stop in Fieberbrunn (the women skiers skied earlier in the week...
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Ian Borgeson and Drew Petersen at the Taos FWQ

Here is the edit put together by Ian Borgeson and Drew Peterson from the Taos 4 star FWQ event.  These recent graduates from the junior freeride scene are going to take over, as showcased by Ian taking 1st place.  The corked ...
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FWT: George Rodney’s Winning Run from Haines

George Rodney has continued his phenomenal rookie season on the Freeride World Tour by winning the day in Haines.  Here is his run. FWT15 – Run of George Rodney (USA) Swatch… by FreerideWorldTourTV
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FWQ Series Concludes at Kicking Horse: Durtschi Wins Overall Ski Title

The final stop of the Freeride World Qualifier series wrapped up this weekend at Wrangle the Chute up on Kicking Horse Mountain Resort in British Colombia. Western State Colorado University freshman Max Durtschi secured the ove...
by Edward Dujardin 2.0
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FWT Skier Jérémie Heitz’ Edit

This Swiss skier, Jérémie Heitz, was in the top 10 at FWT events 4 times last winter with 2 podiums, finishing in 3rd overall. His stock is still rising, so be sure to look for this guy to stay on the podium this coming year....
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FWQ 2-Star & 4-Star Coming up this Weekend at Crested Butte

The Freeride World Qualifier series is rolling in to town this weekend with skiing and snowboarding across 3 days as riders try to qualify for the Freeride World Tour.  There are two events on tap with the 2-star going down on...
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FWT Snowbird Live Feed

Francesca Pavillard Cain and the rest of the Freeride World Tour are set to kick things off at 10:30 MST.  If this live feed doesn’t work, check out freerideworldtour.com. FWT14 LIVE HERE ! – SWATCH FREERIDE WORL...
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Tom Runcie takes 3rd Place and Sickbird at Snowbird

Crested Butte represented at Snowbird!  Eight Crested Butte athletes were skiing in the finals.  Tom Runcie led the charge taking 3rd place and earning the coveted Backcountry.com Sickbird Belt Buckle. Despite poor snow condi...
by 2. Will Dujardin
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SFS and JFT 2014 Wrap up at Big Sky, CB Women Represent

The Subaru Freeride Series and Junior Freeride Tour held their season finals at Big Sky Resort, Montana this past weekend.  The event also closed out the Freeride World Qualifier season, where the top athletes make it through ...
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