At 22 years old Lynsey Dyer found herself at the beginning of a promising career; having recently graduated with a graphic design degree from Montana State, she had won a competitive internship with a design firm in Bozeman. But something didn’t feel right, she wasn’t happy. And so she walked away from it and took decidedly different course - competing on the Freeride World Tour and she won. Ten years later Lynsey has stood atop many more podiums, been featured in movies, been on the cover of magazines, produced a woman’s only ski film and designed her own line of skis.
There's not much to add to that title. Loveland Ski Area shared the above video of Bo the Patrol dog practicing lift evacuation at the mountain and we can definitively say that Bo is the easily the cutest patrol dog we've seen since Truckee the avy dog showed off his sliding skills at Heavenly. Look at how furiously Bo's tail is wagging, and then try to attack the last two days of your work week with the same enthusiasm that Bo does.
Nazaré, Portugal…where big-wave surfing dreams are either made, or broken (very violently). It takes a small amount of madness to drop in on these monster waves, but it must take a certifiable lunatic to try to walk a highline over them. Joshua Leopolz, a 26-year old German slackliner, did just that, rigging a 100-foot highline between two rocks during a winter storm and one of the biggest swells of the season. Walking a highline is hard anywhere, but getting continuously pounded by
There’s an old saying, “You can’t be what you can’t see.” Within the realm of action sports we’ve seen this played out far too often, with gender equity being starkly out of balance in film and photography. In addition to their Force of Nature Campaign, REI conducted a study with a troubling response: 63% of women and girls said they could not think of an outdoor female role model.RELATED: HOW HADLEY HAMMER FOLLOWED HER DREAM TO BECOME A PRO SKIER We can do better. As an action sports