Kaitlyn Farrington's snowboarding career brought her to extreme highs but also to devastating personal lows. After winning the gold medal in the women's halfpipe during the 2014 Olympics she was diagnosed with a congenital cervical stenosis, a spinal disease that ended her professional competitive career. Her story picks up in the beautiful, small mountain town of Whitefish, Montana. With the slower pace of life in Whitefish, she was able to focus on finding solace in the quiet places of this mountain valley and celebrating the shared values of protecting this town for future generations. Kaitlyn's story is one of success, disappointment, but most importantly perseverance in the face of impossible circumstances.
CPR is one of the most basic and important emergency medicine skills to have in your bag of tricks, as knowing how to properly do a chest compression series (push way harder than you think you need to!) could save a victim's life if you roll up on them and they're not breathing. RELATED: How to assess a backcountry patient in 60 seconds Johnny Bresette shows how to properly execute CPR on a non-responsive, non-breathing victim. The key points? After calling 911, tilt their head back so
Mikey Marohn. The only athlete who slides downhill sideways. The mustachioed mystery man. The dark horse. The longtime Teton local snowboarder stands out in more ways than one in this year’s film. He’s one of those few Jackson locals who’s actually from Wyoming, having left his home of Casper in search of bigger mountains to kickstart his pro career. When it comes to finding creative lines in the Jackson backcountry, he’s the man to follow. Whether its mega booters, spines, pillow lines or
Jackson Hole might be best known for its world-class big-mountain terrain, but did you know that lurking throughout the mountain lie a handful of equally statured terrain parks? Built and maintained by the Jackson Hole Park Crew, who also dedicate much of their season to shaping the Kings and Queens of Corbet’s, the Dick's Ditch and the Natural Selection course, these flowy playgrounds are constantly a work in progress. Check out JHMR’s latest short film that chronicles what it takes to be a