Backstage at the PVAs: Elyse Saugstad
Elsye wins her first Reader Poll award
Elyse Saugstad celebrates her fifth place finish in the women’s reader poll.
Backstage at the PVAs: Photo of the Year
Yes, it was as fun as it looked.
Dave Treadway talks about the set up for shot that won Photo of the Year. He skied the line and Jordan Manley shot it.
POWDER cover gallery show at evo
40 years of POWDER covers are on display and up for sale at evo in Seattle
Walls looking empty? Go to evo’s Seattle store this Friday. The remainder of the 40th anniversary gallery of iconic Powder covers including images of Bobby Burns, Glen Plake, Mike Hattrup and the Crist Brothers, and photography by Scott Markewitz, Lee Cohen, Dave Reddick, Eric Seo, Adam Clark, and Wade McKoy will be on display and […]
Salomon Freeski TV: Mount Etna
Getting fired up in Sicily
Sicily is not your typical ski destination. Kim Havell and Elyse Saugstad spend a week there trying to decide which is more dangerous: the Sicilian males or the lava-spewing volcanic crater of Mt Etna?
Thread the Needle
POWDER’s apparel event returns for year two
The opening night of POWDER’s second annual Thread the Needle, an apparel summit in Utah’s Big Cottonwood Canyon, mostly included jeans, earwarmers, and impaired vision. But of course, while a pair of Carhartts might be all you need, it probably isn’t all you want while skiing this winter.
Backstage at the PVAs: Best Powder
The Meatheads crew celebrates their win. They are pretty OK at partying
Meathead Films won Best Powder at this year’s POWDER Awards for their Jay Peak segment. Their East Coast moment of glory beat out clips from places like Chatter Creek. They were slightly excited about it.
Junk in the Truck: Smith Maze Helmet
The anti-Spaceballs helmet
The Smith Maze is light, vented, and won’t make you look like a bobblehead if you have a huge dome.
Kitzbuhel World Cup Recap
Italian wins 73rd Hahnenkamm downhill on Streif course
Amidst the countless flags of 50,000 spectators, Italian Dominik Paris prevailed in the 73rd running of the renowned Hahnenkamm in Kitzbuhel, Austria. With a time of 1:57.56, the Italian beat second place finisher Canadian Eric Guay by .13 seconds. Austrian Hannes Reichelt rounded out the podium, assuring the home country a podium finish. The crazy […]
Venue Preview: Chamonix
Time to get creative on the Freeride World Tour
In any freeride competition, the ultimate goal is to leave some sort of lasting impression on the judges. Whether it’s through massive air, trickery, creativeness, or even just enthusiasm, the goal is to stand out. Odds are, if the judges can’t remember a run off the top of their heads, that athlete probably isn’t ending up on the podium.
Jackie Passo Goes Back To Chamonix
Last year's winner on this year's tour
Jackie Passo, who won the Chamonix stop of the Freeride World Tour last season, talks about crashing in Revelstoke, following the guys, and her plan for this season.