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Tag Archives: Freeride
My favorite example of outerwear customization: Kaylin Richardson’s star pants! Kaylin confirmed the star came to be out of necessity, a patch to cover a hole in the knee. It is a brilliant fix – doesn’t look like a repair, rather a stylish little detail that emphasizes her stoked style.
The star pants on the podium: 1st Place at the Snowbird, Utah stop of the 2012 Freeskiing World Tour. Photo: via skier Crystal Wright (in yellow).
Photo: Missinglink.No/Sindre Kinnerød Skier: Pia Nic Gundersen
These Whitedot postcards have been hanging in my office for over a year and I still find the images to be pure inspiration – all clean graphics and intense color communicating raw enthusiasm for skiing!
Jay Peak hosted the fourth and final stop on the 2013 Ski The East Freeride Tour. A two-day event, I was able to watch some of the women run on Saturday (and disappointed I could not make it back for the more “extreme” finals on Sunday). This was my first visit to one of these contests and I loved it – a positive feeling to the entire production and authentic freeride style inspiration everywhere. I was impressed by the relative range of ages and abilities – as well as female participation – and credit Ski The East with creating an inclusionary environment – such a great grassroots way to grow freeride exposure. I look forward to following the tour next winter. . .
Mackenzie Young of St. Lawrence University, winner of the Magic Mountain tour stop.
Check this link for results and pics from both days of competition at Jay Peak’s Helly Hansen Extreme Competition.
Asia Magriby of Meathead fame wears a very cute Oakley jacket with a nice matte/ shine effect for some Jay Peak spring après action.
What I love about this image: the ease in their freeride style; the confidence of tomboy style; simple, clean and bold color blocking of jackets and pants; complementary color play between the two; Peak Performance; and the fact that they are obviously good friends and totally excited to ski!