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Death and Decision Making

Death is an inevitable part of life but can work its way in at unpredictable times, knocking you down to your knees, taking your breath away. Yet everyday we see athletes pushing the limits and breaking records in outdoor and action sports….

02/15/2017 Adventure, Live

Last Frontier Heliskiing – What Dreams Are Made Of

In October 2015, I got an email inviting me on a trip to Last Frontier Heliskiing in Canada. A lifelong dream was coming true, at the most unexpected time. Life has a way of giving you exactly what you need when you…

09/19/2016 Adventure, Travels

Monte Cristo Directissimo- The Mountains Are Mirrors

My head spins with irrational fear. The weight of past mistakes, falls onto my shoulders, collapsing my core. I feel vulnerable, scared, but I’m lying safely in my bed, tucked under my down-comforter as my fiancee changes out of his work…

Skiing Utah’s Suicide Chute

Skiing Utah’s Suicide Chute is a rite-of-passage for any Wasatch backcountry skier. The chute, located off the south ridge of Mt. Superior stares at you from Alta and beckons you to ski it. About this time last year, I watched…

12/21/2015 Adventure, Ski Tours

Farewell Halfpipe, I’ll Always Love You.

Last February, when I went to help my dad while he was in the hospital I told him I was going to announce my retirement from halfpipe skiing at the Park City Grand Prix. I could tell that he was…

My Road to Sochi

  Over the last two years following an injury to my right knee I have been patient, strategic and optimistic as I continued to pursue my dream of making the inaugural U.S Olympic Team for halfpipe skiing.  In 2011 I…