The lack of snow in France this time of year would probably deter most people from trying to ski there. “Most people” apparently doesn’t include freeskier Anthony Robert, who just Instagrammed himself throwing a superman front flip from a massive, snow-less jump. He lands in the grass nearly 100 feet later, proving once and for all that summer can’t stop anyone who’s really determined to go skiing. All it takes is a little creativity and a huge leap to get going.
The Craftsbury Outdoor Center has just accomplished an incredible feat: they made Vermont snowfall last until July. That’s insane, especially when you consider that Vermont has been facing a heat wave this week with humid, 90-degree weather. The cross-country ski area is experimenting for the first time with snow storage in a project they’re calling “snow farming.” They’ve teamed up with geologists from the University of Vermont to see if they can preserve snow over the summer season. So,
Do you ever wake up to your legs tingling from withdrawals because of the lack of stimulation they're used to in the wintertime? Do you sometimes find yourself obsessing over that one line you never did four months ago? Or find yourself incessantly thinking about how you'd rather have a nose on the verge of frostbite than be sweaty as hell in the humid summer air? Well, you might just be a snow addict. Some people are addicted to sugar, others to caffeine and working way too much. But
For a guy who’s been pushing the game for a bit now, Wiley Miller clearly isn’t stopping anytime soon. Miller’s undeniably smooth style is captured in his latest highlight reel, filmed over the past few seasons in all sorts of snowy locations around the world. Whether its spines, huge pillows, a big ol’ backcountry booter, or flying planes, the kid knows what he’s doing.