Giro Trip: Japan

Thank heaven for Giro.  Because of them, Ingrid Backstrom, Justin Dorey, Mike Riddle and myself have been skiing pow in Japan for the last 2 days.  Though I’ve been to Japan several times, this is my first trip to the North Island to play in its reputable powder. Japan is my favorite place to travel, and now having spent a few days up North in […]

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World Championships

Last Saturday, February 5th, 2011, was a historic day.  It was the first time that the FIS Freestyle World Championships was held in the USA.  Representatives from the IOC (International Olympic Committee) were in attendance watching ski pipe and slope.  They were using this event as an evaluation for both events’ possible inclusion in the Winter Olympic Games in Sochi, Russia in 2014. Finals started […]

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