First Tracks Blog

The Cody Potter Come Back - Not Waiting For Next Season

July 19, 2017

Icelantic's Cody Potter had a scary incident this spring, the kind of spring incident that usually would keep a person off the hill until Fall. Not Cody, Cody is a beast. Check out his summer comeback edit.

Words by Cody Potter -

"On April 15th, 2017 I took a hard crash which resulted in two broken ribs, a partially punctured lung, and left me knocked out for about a minute..."

"This edit embodies the energy I felt being back on my skis after a couple months of taking things easy. I was wearing a helmet during the crash and still got knocked out pretty good, so I think it's a good idea to wear it most of the time from now on. I want to thank Owen Dahlberg for filming all week and Woodward for hosting the Icey crew! Hope everyone enjoys the edit: C-Pott's Comeback."

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Playing Hooky - Alex Taran Reminisces About A Winter Adventure With Her Companion Valentine

May 30, 2017

I would not quite call it “playing hooky.” Yet there I was 4 hours from my adult responsibilities, two skis under my feet, trudging slowly uphill. While my dog Valentin reassured me this was the best decision I could ever make, I knew that most people in my pre-med program would never do this.

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