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Watch the First Quadriplegic to Ever Heliski in AK

This will hands down be the most inspiring video of your day. Like all skiers, Tony Schmiesing dreams of fresh pow, big lines, and AK heli trips. He spends his winters chasing snow and skiing with his friend and instructor, Brian. Yet, Tony does it all without the use of his arms–or his legs.

RELATED: From a Broken Neck to Backcountry Skiing.

Tackling seemingly insurmountable challenges with an unbreakable spirit, he has become the first quadriplegic to heliski in AK. With the help of a Winter Empowerment grant from the High Fives Foundation and a team of incredible friends, Tony made the pilgrimage up to Cordova in the Spring of 2014. Skiing, side by side (or front to back) with Brian, they were able to share their first, historic, turns in mecca. 

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Snowbird Re-opens So 100-Year-Old Can Celebrate His Birthday
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Snowbird Re-opens So 100-Year-Old Can Celebrate His Birthday

Snowbird Re-opens So 100-Year-Old Can Celebrate His Birthday

George Jedenoff celebrated his 100th birthday in style with Snowbird reopening the resort so he could rip up the slopes. The best part of this entire interview... was that Jedenoff wanted to go heli-skiing instead. He talks about how he celebrated his 80th birthday with a day heli-skiing in New Zealand. It's people like Jedenoff who inspire us all to ski until we can't. 

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These Three Skiers Climbed and Skied The Longest Line in the World
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These Three Skiers Climbed and Skied The Longest Line in the World

These Three Skiers Climbed and Skied The Longest Line in the World

Ever wonder where the longest ski line in the world is? You might be surprised to find out it's actually in North America. The border between Alaska and the Yukon is defined by several massive glaciated peaks, including Mt. St. Elias, home to an 18,000-foot ski descent from the summit all the way to the Pacific Ocean. This spring, Janelle and Mark Smiley, along with friend Jed Porter, set off the climb and ski the peak. After getting dropped off on the beach at the foot of the mountain, it

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Leave it To The Bunch To Absolutely Slay Summer Skiing
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Leave it To The Bunch To Absolutely Slay Summer Skiing

Leave it To The Bunch To Absolutely Slay Summer Skiing

Beartooth Basin, WY has been absolutely going off this summer, but as soon as the Bunch showed up, things got turned up yet another notch. The crew just dropped their summer edit filled with everything summer skiing is made of: wiggles, slushy park seshes, huge cornice airs, and some absolutely massive slams. Yep, these dudes know how to have fun.