Posts tagged: Icelantic

Rachel Croft Takes Us Inside Her Head As She Prepares To Embark On The 2018 Freeride World Tour

Icelantic athlete Rachel Croft begins her season competing on the Freeride World Tour tomorrow in Hakuba, Japan. Last year she won the Freeride Qualifiers tour earning her a coveted spot on the World Tour. Here Rachel tells about her process of upping her game when it comes to visual inspection. Wishing her the best of luck tomorrow. We'll be watching as it airs live on the Freeride World Tour website. 

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Owen Leeper Back From Surgery And Skiing Hard Again Just In Time For December Powder In Jackson

A crash from last February left me with a tear in my labrum in my right shoulder. I was able to finish out the season, skiing well into August but I new I would have to get surgery before the winter. My doctor originally told me that skiing by Christmas was going to be a push and would still depend on my physical therapy and range of motion. Luckily for me, everything went well during PT and he cleared me to ski almost two weeks early!Starting on December 17th we got to ski powder everyday. We made it up Cody peak a couple times and got fresh tracks on Pucker and No Name face. Christmas eve it snowed again and we woke up to 9 inches of more snow. By December 26th the storm had dropped 37 inches! 

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Low Snow High Vibes - Early Season Expression With Icelantic's Hayden Price & Photos By: Chris Whitaker

"The light only shines in certain places this time of year and that coupled with snow consistency we found the parameters in which we could work. We focused on the man made features of cat tracks and snow gun formed mounds and ledges. After quite a bit of communication we had captured a few shots that we thought were worthy. This fueled the fire and we raced the descending sun on one of the shortest days of the year. To me these photos represent the small amount of snow necessary for fun..."

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