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Amy Purdy, Winter Paralympic medalist, to perform at Rio Paralympic Opening Ceremony

Amy Purdy made her name as a snowboardcross bronze medalist at the Sochi Paralympics and runner-up on “Dancing with the Stars” in 2014.

In September, she’ll combine both. 195 more words

Rio 2016

WATCH: Winning Runs From The North Face Freeride World Qualifier @ Queenstown, NZ

Check out all the winning runs from this past weekend’s The North Face® Frontier Freeride World Qualifier event held at the The Remarkables ski area in Queenstown, New Zealand. 40 more words

Skiing

One Run, One Chance: Q+A with Freeride Snowboarder, Audrey Hebert

ONE RUN, ONE CHANCE:
Q+A WITH FREERIDE SNOWBOARDER,
AUDREY HEBERT

Interview by Billie Norman

The Swatch Freeride World Tour sees the best of the best battle it out all over the world deep in the backcountry, and Banff’s Audrey Hebert is taking it on. 979 more words

Outdoors

Moving On

NATE MENNINGER: I apologize for my absence but the last few weeks have been a whirlwind and left me with little time to write. Now, however, I’ve got all the time in the world as I wait here in Mendoza preparing for my trip to Aconcagua. 1,504 more words

Travel

Snowboarding in the Land of Japan

The trees in Japan are perfectly spaced for snowboarding. Some resorts allow you to do this, others frown upon it, and the backcountry smiles when you do.

Searching for Santa Rosa

The idea was to hit up the Santa Rosa Storm in South America, which traditionally hits (plus or minus a week) on August 30. We were on a mission to find powder snow and surf it on a snowboard.We found it, just barely. 45 more words

Planning a Ski Season in Whistler

If you’re thinking of spending a winter on the slopes of Whistler Blackcomb’s Olympic resort, start planning now for the 2018 season. These are your top considerations: 86 more words