Based out of both the Wasatch and Tahoe, it's no secret that Todd Ligare's a charger. But he's a human just like the rest of us too. Out of Bounds Podcast got to catch up with Ligare on all things skiing and how his season has changed in light of the pandemic. Between kind of a low-tide year and uncertainty from Ligare on how filming will work this year, Out of Bounds taps most of the bases.
Ligare gets into how his skiing has changed since he started filming with TGR in 2008. He's showed us time and time again his cool head in the mountains and opens up about his decision making process when skiing big lines and how some of his bigger lines have changed him as a skier. Ligare also dives into what exactly makes skiing and filming in Alaska so special. Although he's been crushing for the last decade and then some, he also talks about longevity in his career and being choosey about the days he sends it big. Listen here for all the in's and out's of being Todd Ligare.
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