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Sam Lee Explains K2 Chill Series Competition Runs

Sam Lee had a few good runs during the K2 Chill Series in New Zealand back in August this summer. He crashed in the finals during the K2 Big Mountain held at Craigieburn Valley but managed to win the next event, the Black Dia...
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Winter Adventures in August

Our friend Jacqueline Knutson just returned from a ski trip to South America.  Now back in the States, the SLC based ripper put together this well written trip report we thought we’d share with you. Due to Pisco-induced ...
by 1. Ed Dujardin
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Fabio Studer’s Contest Season Edit

Fabio Studer competed at the highest level of freeskiing across several formats this season.  The 27 year-old Austrian podiumed in 2nd on the Freeride World Tour at Courmayeur, took 3rd at Nine Knights, 4th at Red Bull Linecat...
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On her way to second at Snowbird. Photo: Mike Schirf

Community Profile: Francesca Pavillard-Cain

photo: Mike Schirf Next winter, Francesca Pavillard-Cain is set to represent Crested Butte on the biggest stage in competitive freeskiing.  The 22 year old Crested Butte native took first overall in the Freeride World Qualifie...
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FWT Finals at Verbier: Results, Winning Runs, and Full Replay

The Freeride World Tour Finals took place this morning in Verbier, Switzerland.  The invite only (yes, the select few from the invite only tour) crew of skiers and riders battled it out on Verbier’s famed Bec des Rosses ...
by 1. Ed Dujardin
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Male Ski Podium. Brandon Clabaugh (2nd), Ian Borgeson (1st), Garrett Altmann (3rd).  Trent Bona Photography

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 ...
by 2. Will Dujardin
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Francesca Pavillard-Cain on the podium. Trent Bona Photography

Crested Butte Invades Taos For FWT Qualifier

photo: Trent Bona Photography | This past weekend, around twenty Crested Buttians (including the WSCU Mountain Sports Team) invaded Taos Ski Valley to take part in the four star Freeride World Tour Qualifier.  Expectations wer...
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CB Skis for Jim Jack – A Year Later

We lost our friends Jim Jack, John Brenan, and Chris Rudolph in a tragic avalanche a year ago at Stevens Pass, WA.  We think about our lost friends everyday.  As the head judge at countless FWT events and former head of the I...
by 2. Will Dujardin
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FWT Chamonix Highlights

Want to watch some radness?  Here are the FWT highlights from Chamonix. Congrats to Drew Tabke and Christine Hargin for taking first place in the Men and Women’s ski.  Jonathan “Douds ” Charlet and Laura Dew...
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Crested Butte FWQ Postponed

We’re having déjà vu. The CB Extremes have been postponed.  You can read the official press release below.  Basically, we need this high-pressure sitting over the western United States to get the F outta here and for ...
by 2. Will Dujardin
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