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Skiing on the dark side

He spends his days in meaningless office tasks, like shifting papers around or destroying planets. But he also has a dream... of skiing.

Copyright (c) 2015 by Jari Arkko and Janne Arkko. The great art of Star Wars has provided the background theme in this blog article, which is used here in fair use and parody style. This blog is also available on the Blogspot site. Tämä blogi löytyy myös suomeksi.

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Video: Candide Thovex Strikes Again
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Video: Candide Thovex Strikes Again

Video: Candide Thovex Strikes Again

Candide is back everyone. And he's back in classic style: short on verbiage and huge on style. RELATED: Chinese Herders Get Rad on Ancient-Style Skis Tight trees, tall trees, pine trees, dead trees. Backflips in trees. Watch Candide thread insane needles among tight forests and beside imposing cliff faces. If only his captions were as poetic as his skiing. 

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Video: First Descents in Chamonix Are As Gnarly As They Come
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Video: First Descents in Chamonix Are As Gnarly As They Come

Video: First Descents in Chamonix Are As Gnarly As They Come

In a place like Chamonix, it’s a fair bet to say that just about every line you can see from the lift has seen ski tracks down it. That is, of course, unless you look in the right places. With minds like Yannick Boissenot’s and Pica Herry’s, new visions are certainly possible. That’s exactly what the bold duo did a few weeks ago, piecing together the first descent of the Couloir Beuf-Sarah on the Aiguille du Peigne. RELATED: Insane Steep Chamonix Skiing With Nicolai Schirmer and Co. From the

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Video: Crazy Elk Mountain, PA Chairlift Rescue
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Video: Crazy Elk Mountain, PA Chairlift Rescue

Video: Crazy Elk Mountain, PA Chairlift Rescue

You know those signs at resorts that warn about gear getting caught in the chair lift, and your subsequent reaction that you think it'll never happen to you? Thanks to the quick thinking of personnel at Elk Mountain, Pennsylvania, this young skier spent only a few heart-stopping moments in that reality when her pole became lodged in the chair.  RELATED: Check Out TGR's Annual Safety Week According to reports, she was uninjured and wanted to return to the slopes shortly after her rescue. We