Made a friend on the hill yesterday pic.twitter.com/b23QL1BXU0— Mikaela Shiffrin (@MikaelaShiffrin) September 3, 2019
Skiing can be intimidating when you’re first starting out. It helps when you have a good coach—particularly one who's an Olympian and reigning World Cup Champion. Luckily for this little grom who was riding the struggle bus in Argentina, Mikaela Shiffrin was nearby to lend a hand. The racer quickly stopped what she was doing and did her best ski instructor impersonation, guiding her through a few pizza turns. Who knows, that little girl might just be a future champion in the making.
Wikimedia Commons Photo. For some puritans, ski bums don’t have jobs so they can maximize their powder turns and go out drinking every night. For many mere mortals, however, the cost of living in a ski town makes getting a job during the season a necessity. Most ski bums usually look towards working at the local resort because it guarantees a free ski pass and you can crush gondola laps during breaks. After spending a season working at Steamboat Resort in Colorado and living in employee
Crashes are one of the unpleasant realities of skiing. If you send hard enough, it's likely that you'll eventually take a gnarly slam that puts you out of commission for a while. That said, this crash by Connery Lundin is the worst we've seen in recent memory. RELATED: See Sam Smoothy Take a Comparable Crash in Luckily, Lundin made it out in one piece, if not entirely uninjured. Not only that, but he's sending harder than ever, as evidenced by his recent sick clippies on the 'gram.
Christina Lustenberger might be the new face on the TGR roster this year, but she is far from a rookie in the ski world. Hailing from the woods of British Columbia, her friends call her Lusti. Taking her skills from World Cup ski racing, Lusti went on to focus her career on climbing and skiing big mountains as not just a pro skier, but as a mountain guide. She has made appearances in films from Black Crows and Sherpa Cinemas, and this winter, she took her highly-refined mountain skills to