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Iceland Powder runs Deep

March 9th, 2011
Skidastadir Ski Resort, Akureyri Iceland

Day 1 in Iceland was pretty sweet. We went up to the local hill Skidastadir Ski Resort. We were stoked to find some deep powder from the mornings storm. Rory and Martini ripped around hitting mini features in the resort and getting deep powder turns.  The resort is about 1,800 vertical feet and has some really cool terrain all around it.
Byron Wells and Andreas Håtveit have been up working on a massive kicker we hope to hit and film in the next few days. The snow is flying and Iceland is getting blanketed in fresh.  JB and Einar from Arctic Heliskiing have been taking great care of us showing us around their country. We can't went to get in the bird with them and check out the big hills.

Here are some sweet photos to check out and enjoy. Check back for more updates soon.

Rory Bushfield scoring Icelandic deepRory Bushfield gets the Deep

Nick Martini shredding deep Iceland powder

Nick Martini is over six feet tall. You do the math.

Rory Bushfield scoring Icelandic deep

These were our first turns in Iceland. Not bad.

Skidastadir Ski Resort in Akureyri IcelandSkidastadir Ski Resort, Akureyri Iceland

Nick Martini upside down over the Arctic Ocean

Nick Martini upside down over the Arctic Ocean

Rory Bushfield upside down over the arctic oean

Rory Bushfield getting inverted over the Arctic Ocean

Rory Bushfield gets an Iceland faceshot

Bushfield scoring a huge faceshot

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