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WATCH: Jesper Tjäder Hits World’s First Switch Loop

God bless the mad minds behind the build  at this year's Audi Nines contest.

This year's course implemented a slew of new features and a build that capitalized on transition hits and flowy, unique styles. In liue of just wantonly building a ridiculous amount of XL jumps, the creators of Audi Nines went for originality first and foremost, and had the foresight to build a full loop on the course.

Well, that creative planning paid off over the weekend when Swedish freeskiing extraordinaire Jesper Tjäder decided to hit the full loop switch, and became the first skier to ever accomplish the feat.

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Beating Amputation With a Smile: Mountain Guide Reto Keller Won’t Stop Moving Forward
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Beating Amputation With a Smile: Mountain Guide Reto Keller Won’t Stop Moving Forward

Beating Amputation With a Smile: Mountain Guide Reto Keller Won’t Stop Moving Forward

If you were born a boy in the Swiss mountains during the 1950s, chances are high you had dreams of becoming a mountain guide. Rey “Reto” Keller was one of those young boys with aspirations of one day guiding, growing up in the lower part of the Engadin Valley in a multi-generational family of guides. “Guiding was part of our family. As a boy, you had a stamp on your forehead when you were little–you were becoming a guide. It was kinda mandatory and traditional,” says Keller. But Keller is

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What To Do in Whistler According To Ian Mcintosh
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If the world’s most famous ski resort, Whistler Blackcomb, hasn’t been on your bucket list, you’re probably doing the whole skiing thing wrong. The numbers are staggering: 8,171 acres, 200+ trails, 5,000+ vertical feet, 460+ inches of snowfall: you get the idea. The place is massive, but of course it takes a keen eye and some strong legs to figure out how to navigate it well and find the best stashes, both on and off the mountain. We caught up with our friend, Whistler local and

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Timberline Lodge Purchases Summit Ski Area
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Timberline Lodge Purchases Summit Ski Area

The lofty idea to link together Mt. Hood’s Timberline Ski Area and the town of Government Camp came one step closer to reality with the recent acquisition of Summit Ski Area by Timberline. According to KATU news, on Tuesday the tiny ski hill was purchased by Timberline with the hopes that it can expand the accessibility of skiing and riding at the Mount Hood area. Before any addition of a gondola or tram, Timberline is focused on keeping Summit affordable and expanding its