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Watch: This Might Be A New Olympic Sport

Drop knees, not bombs. Free your heel, free your mind. Half a binding, half a brain.

Hey, I didn’t come up with those, just repeating every single chairlift conversation I’ve ever heard whenever a telemarker passes below the lift. That could soon become the latest winter Olympic sport, after FIS announced pushing to include telemark parallel sprinting into the 2022 Beijing Winter Games. Well, if you’ve never even heard of the sport, neither have we, but it seems to be a big enough deal in certain circles to warrant inclusion.

Take a look at the somewhat bizarre combination of skiercross, cross country skiing, and slalom racing. The course starts with a downhill section, followed by a short uphill sprint and a mad sprint on flat to the finish line. It certainly does not look easy, so props to whoever is doing this, it actually does look pretty cool. We know you’re out there somewhere.

I like this sport but no training conditions. http://wingsio0.com

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Benjamin Forthun Takes Pond Skimming to a Whole New Level
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Benjamin Forthun Takes Pond Skimming to a Whole New Level

Benjamin Forthun Takes Pond Skimming to a Whole New Level

When it comes to pond skimming, there is a certain level of debauchery that is usually to be expected: silly costumes, ruckus cheers, and just a wee bit (or a lot) of beer. Norwegian skier Benjamin Forthun, however, has taken the pastime to a whole new level with his epic run at FONNA Glacier Ski Resort for the start of their summer season. Talk about crushing the game. 

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Jeremy Jones, Sage and Tommy Moe on the Importance of Family Skiing for Father’s Day
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Jeremy Jones, Sage and Tommy Moe on the Importance of Family Skiing for Father’s Day

Jeremy Jones, Sage and Tommy Moe on the Importance of Family Skiing for Father’s Day

There might be no greater joy in life than skiing/snowboarding with your family and passing on the love of riding to a new generation. And, chances are pretty high if you enjoy sliding down frozen water, your old man is the one who taught you how to do that. So call your dad today and tell him thanks: Without him, none of this would be possible.

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FWT Athletes Enjoy an Andorra Down Day
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FWT Athletes Enjoy an Andorra Down Day

FWT Athletes Enjoy an Andorra Down Day

What do the world's best freeride skiers do the day before a competition? Well, go skiing, of course! While waiting for a weather window to start this year's Freeride World Tour Andorra competition, the whole crew of athletes spent a day tearing up the mountain, scoping lines and sending them to the moon. Check out Sam Ibex Lee's POV recap of what he calls one his best days of the season.