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WATCH: Freeskier Jetpacks Through City

Maribor, Slovenia – Even world champions feel the wrath of their mothers if they are late for lunch. Slovenian skier Filip Flisar has come up with a novel way to play catch-up: a jetpack. The 29-year-old, crowed world champion in ski cross in 2015 and a semi-finalist at the last Winter Olympics a year earlier, found himself … Continue reading WATCH: Freeskier Jetpacks Through City

Eddie the Eagle Finally Finds Gold in Golden

Golden (BC), Canada – Famed British Olympic ski jumper, Eddie the Eagle, will be in Golden beginning tomorrow through March 4 to meet and ski with fans.  Kicking Horse Powder Tours has organized a number of events for the week, including four opportunities to ski with Eddie, a dinner and talk at the Eagle’s Eye Restaurant, and two … Continue reading Eddie the Eagle Finally Finds Gold in Golden

Brad Wilson: What Makes A Champion

Park City, UT – The U.S. Ski and Snowboard Association (USSA) defines its core value of grit as “courage, tenacity and perseverance on the path to excellence.” Over the past few seasons, Brad Wilson has demonstrated he’s one of the grittiest U.S. Ski Team athletes out there, overcoming inexperience, distraction and injury to become one of … Continue reading Brad Wilson: What Makes A Champion