There's something about pond skims that invites disaster. The combination of sunny weather, alcohol, and howling spectators encourages skimmers to take stupid risks that occasionally end in disaster.
Though this particular incident ends with minimal injuries, it's not hard to imagine how things could have gone differently. It's no exaggeration to say that one of the in-pond snowboarders was inches from a serious neck injury, or potentially death. We can laugh about it now, but let's all agree not to party-ski into pond skims.
As fall fades and snow paints the landscape, countless mountain folk begin to feel the existential tug of winter. But there’s one type of outdoor enthusiast who’s commitment trumps all the rest. Masters of the art of discomfort, these individuals are known by many names: vagrant, gypsy, transient, bohemian, but most of the time, these restless wanderers prefer their given moniker: The Dirtbag. Styling out destitution like a badge of honor, poverty hasn’t looked this good since the Buddha
We beat the crap out of our gear. Long days, harsh conditions and remote, wild places are par for the course in the quest for adventure. Unfortunately, the gear we take along for the ride absorbs the bulk of the punishment. Somewhere along the way, through all that abuse and wear, the gear becomes a part of us, a part of the story—and a part of our lives. Few understood this connection better than Delia Martinez Togoan. As head of repairs at Patagonia’s Reno, Nevada repair center,
View this post on Instagram My first little dance with @gimbalgod was a good one! Stoked to see you in the pow Spenny! April 8th @stalesandbech and him have a project called Lines dropping! Going to be gold no doubt. @GoPro #HERO7 Black #hypersmooth Vs. @cmhmonashees riding @libtechnologies Goldmember!A post shared by Travis Rice (@travisrice) on Apr 1, 2019 at 12:58pm PDT T. Rice is on a tear these days. Not too long ago he dropped a POV from the "King Kong