We love our friends Rapidgrass starring Icelantic athlete Mark Morris and their brand new music video touching on something very close to home. Anyone who's ever traveled the Colorado I-70 corridor can appreciate this and even if you haven't had the chance you can't not enjoy this!! Great work guys and nice filming and editing by F4D Studio.Read now
WHAT'S IN MY PACK: MARK MORRIS
Skier & musician Mark Morris tells us his story and dumps out his pack for us.
By Meghan Funk | March 1, 2017
Cover Photo: Jeff Cricco
Name: Mark Morris
Occupation: Self-Employed Musician/Pro Skier
Sponsors: Icelantic, Flylow, Discrete, Scarpa
Mark Morris is a 5th generation Coloradan that truly fell in love with freeskiing on a heli-trip in Alaska, just after his 13th birthday. Coincidentally, he found a passion for acoustic music at the same time, and has been motived to follow both of these passions his whole life.
When I first clicked into the Pioneer 109 I felt as though Icelantic discovered the perfect ski that met the core demands of an everyday big mountain skier. Not only is the ski incredibly nimble in the skin track but it also breaks trail more efficiently than any other ski I’ve ever been on. On a more personal note, the ski helped redefine the style in which I execute the down-hill decent as well.
Type II Fun, with Mark, “One Speed” Morris
Athlete spotlight on professional musician and Icelantic pro skier Mark Morris. Interview and must watch music videos by Mark Morris and his band The Rapidgrass Quintet.
- Back in September Icelantic CEO Annelise Loevlie had the pleasure of sitting down with one of Icelantic’s colorful athletes and consequently, one of her oldest friends, Mark “One Speed” Morris. Check out the interview.
After some serious time at Silverton Mountain with the Bent Gate Crew we headed over to Telluride to see some friends and ride the coat tails of our athletes Julian Carr and Whit Boucher as they were on their way to ski with Telluride Helitrax for an article in The Ski Journal.
We arrived to more spring conditions and learned that we had an opportunity the to get a heli drop first thing in the morning to the top of the iconic Lightning Bolt Couloir which sits across the valley from Telluride Resort...