Recent Ski News
Few people in the world approach each day as a blank page, ready to write the story of their life’s ambitions day by day. Revered as the pioneer of freeskiing and ski base jumping, Shane McConkey did just that. In the latest film from Red Bull Media House in association with Matchstick Productions, “McConkey,” a 90-minute documentary in the making for years and due to be released in 2013, celebrates the life of one of the world’s ultimate innovators. Through his professional accomplishments, talent, irreverence, experience and unique outlook on life, Shane inspired countless others. His own life – shaped by complex and rewarding relationships – motivated him beyond the traditional comfort zones of his sports. A husband, a father, and a son, Shane’s enduring character and magnetic personality permeate still today despite his passing in 2009. “McConkey” is a heartfelt examination of the legacy one athlete left to the progression of his sports, and the path he paved to conq...
The B&E Show and Inspired Media Concepts are back with a fresh new edition. In their latest episode: Episode 9 – BE Conscious, Phil and Henrik fill you in on the closing of their winter competitions for the year. Recaps from the last two months of their lives are set to the beats of Eric B and Rakim, providing insight into the minds of these two professional skiers. With stops in Park City, Breckenridge, Europe, Winter X-Games and more, Phil and Henrik enjoyed another jam-packed season.
Dumont Cup Wrap-Up: Oakley’s Joss Christensen Podiums, Taking Third At Simon Dumont’s Pro-Am Thriller In Maine
It was more like beach than ski weather in Sunday River, Maine this weekend for the 4th Annual Dumont Cup. That didn’t stop some of the world’s best professional skiers and budding amateurs from hitting the slopes and throwing down some of the sickest tricks the sport has to offer. The newly awarded AFP platinum status event is hosted every year by Oakley skier and Maine’s own, Simon Dumont. This year the competition was thick, the weather was warm and the atmosphere was rockin.