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13March 2020

For Those About to Send: Three Mistakes We Make in Unfamiliar Terrain

Before I got into skiing, show jumping was my sport. I learned to ride as a wee kid, feet barely reaching the stirrups, and spent my teens training and traveling to competitions to see if I could score the fastest time over a course of fences on horseback. The horse I spent[...]

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12October 2019

4 Ways to Charge with More Flow

“Phew – great backflip, but did you see that LINE?!?” The last couple of years, folks in Golden have been lucky to have front-row spectating for the Freeride World Tour. The athletes will be back in February, ready to show off the gnarliest terrain Kicking Horse has to offer. The tricks, the[...]

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20June 2019

Good to Great: How to Make the Leap in Pow Skiing Technique

Jeff and I have this recurring disagreement we play out a few times a year. Whether it’s climbing season, skiing season, or we’re looking forward to a surf trip, I always try to find some complementary physical training I can do in the gym or at home. I do weighted pulling drills[...]

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26December 2018

Smart Match: How to Pick the Right Package for your Ability

You want to go heli-skiing. That’s what you’ve decided. There’s no going back. (It’s a good feeling. Embrace it.) But. The details, the package, the number of days? Still undecided. No problem. Picking the right package is a matter of knowing yourself, and the dream in your mind, and finding the closest thing that matches[...]

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