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Custom Ski Leader Puts High Performance Within Reach Of More Skiers Through Limited-Time Program

Folsom Custom Skis, a frequent winner of ski magazine awards for on-snow performance, has brought back a program pioneered in 2010.  Until April 30th, semi-custom skis built from a menu of proven shapes, solid-color graphics, camber, tail and stiffness options are available for $850.

Crafted and delivered by October, these limited-run skis are reserved for $350 with the balance due in early fall.  According to founder and Master Builder Jordan Grano, “aspiring and accomplished skiers have gravitated to Folsom Customs since we began building them three years ago.  This program puts a dialed-in ski within reach of more skiers as they’re built to the same quality standards as full custom skis.”

Graphic upgrades are offered for an additional $50, with over 90% of the skis’ materials sourced in the United States.  A visit to http://www.folsomcustomskis.com/semicustom provides all the details on this innovative program, one that expires April 30, 2011.
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Court okays development of controversial Jumbo ski resort on sacred BC land
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Court okays development of controversial Jumbo ski resort on sacred BC land

Court okays development of controversial Jumbo ski resort on sacred BC land

Flickr The Supreme Court of Canada ruled Thursday that building a year-round ski resort on lands considered sacred by the indigenous Ktunaxa Nation does not violate religious rights, per a report by the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation (CBC). In a unanimous ruling, nine Canadian Supreme Court justices denied a 2016 appeal filed by the Ktunaxa Nation to block the construction of the highly controversial Jumbo Glacier Resort in British Columbia on the grounds that it impinges upon the Ktunaxa

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Parker White is Silently Crushing the Backcountry
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Parker White is Silently Crushing the Backcountry

Parker White is Silently Crushing the Backcountry

  Parker White is a force in skiing. His style was forged over many years and disciplines, from formative turns in Vermont’s mountains to terrain park and urban destruction and the recent and seemingly endless powder quest. He jokes that he chose this path at age nine. He didn’t know it at the time, but he truly did. Life ever since has been centered on skiing. He moved out west at the age of sixteen with the permission of two very supportive parents, who both have deep roots in the snow. 

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How The Steeps of Jackson Hole Influenced Local Bryce Newcomb’s Skiing
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How The Steeps of Jackson Hole Influenced Local Bryce Newcomb’s Skiing

How The Steeps of Jackson Hole Influenced Local Bryce Newcomb’s Skiing

What does it take to set yourself apart from the pack in a place so saturated with skiers like Jackson? Bryce Newcomb, Atomic ski athlete, has it figured out. It’s pretty simple: let your skiing do the talking. I caught up with him to talk about his role with Atomic and why he hasn't skipped a winter in Jackson for the past nine years. TGR: Bryce, tell me a little about growing up in Sun Valley, and how your ski career got started. Bryce: Like a lot of kids in Sun Valley, I grew up racing