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It Snowed in Paris, and Things Got Pretty Weird

The French capital of Paris saw a pretty healthy dosage of snow this past week, with up to six inches falling on the streets of Paris on Tuesday and Wednesday. For those not familiar with Paris, that's extremely rare: The Guardian reports that the snow is the heaviest dumping Paris has seen in 30 years.

The resulting mayhem caused hellish traffic jams, and gave Parisian skiers the opportunity to get very, very weird on the hills of Montmarte. Here's to hoping your weekend brings you some snow, and that you're as stoked as the person in the bear costume, and whatever exactly the guy in the red cape is supposed to be.

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How the Grateful Dead Continue to Inspire TGR
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The Squaw Valley segment from Tight Loose, which celebrated TGR's 21st birthday, featured none other than the Grateful Dead's "U.S. Blues".    The crowd at Sullivan Stadium roared when Jerry Garcia’s name was announced. Following his introduction, he began strumming the chords for "Touch of Grey", which only incited additional cheers. It was the summer of ‘87 and nestled in that moving sea of people were three wide-eyed teenagers: Todd, Steve, and Jeremy Jones. Hours before the commotion

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Sometimes you accidentally go so big you just gotta tuck for double. Last week, Japanese mogul skier Daichi Hara engaged his rocket boosters during the FIS World Championships in Utah, absolutely sending the second ramp into an unplanned double backie. Of course, he didn’t land it – I mean stomping that big into a stack of moguls would take superhuman strength – but the resulting explosion is worth a watch. We’re glad Hara is ok. RELATED: Sit-Skier Sends Corbet's

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Cody Peak's Central Couloir is one of the gnarlier sidecountry lines accessible from the top of Jackson Hole's tram. Easily visible from the resort, the couloir is ridiculously steep, icy, and terrifying.  Only viable in nearly-perfect conditions, and with severe consequences in the case of a fall, few attempt this Jackson Hole showpiece.  However, on a beautiful spring day in 2017, the Brown Blader made his bid for the couloir's first known snowblade descent.  How did it go? Watch to find