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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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FWT Skier Wadeck Gorak Goes Full Send
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FWT Skier Wadeck Gorak Goes Full Send

FWT Skier Wadeck Gorak Goes Full Send

Many skiers, when encountering a massive cliff blocking the entrance to their line of choice, will opt to bring a rope and rappel. 29-year-old French Freeride World Tour skier Wadeck Gorak decided to forego the hassle and go full send, hucking a massive air into a corn-filled couloir. He doesn’t seem to mind the rocks everywhere in the landing, either.

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Jesper Tjäder’s POV Forest Pumptrack Is Back Again
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Jesper Tjäder’s POV Forest Pumptrack Is Back Again

Jesper Tjäder’s POV Forest Pumptrack Is Back Again

Sweden’s Jesper Tjäder is a master of the strange. Known for feats like hitting a full loop switch, gapping massive jumps, and a creative forest pumptrack at his home mountain of Åre, Sweden, Tjäder’s skiing is never boring. RELATED: World's First Switch Full Loop at Audi Nines Speaking of that pumptrack, he spent some time rebuilding last year’s line with his friends, adding in some more spice in the form of creek gaps, tree grinds and big air. Check out round two in the

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Gnarliest Yard Sale Goes to Freeskier Sofia Wikström
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Gnarliest Yard Sale Goes to Freeskier Sofia Wikström

Gnarliest Yard Sale Goes to Freeskier Sofia Wikström

Yikes.  Sofia Wikström took quite the tumble trying to stomp her line in the Scandinavian Big Mountain championships. At some point, something went egregiously wrong for the Swedish freeskier as she attempted this unforgiving cliff band. After tomahawking down the slope, it’s a miracle that she only walked away with a broken wrist and few scratches.