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August.6.2014

Where does a guy begin?  It’s been four months since the Paralympic Games in Sochi, where I was fortunate enough to be able to represent my country for the second time (first being Vancouver 2010).  To be honest I never really thought I would go to the games for a second time, in hindsight, I am glad that I did.

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Not because of the results per say, but more for the lessons learned throughout the build up and the actual games. …

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Spring Break

March.20.2014

Last spring the Salomon Mountain Collective asked me to join the FreeskiTV crew at Chatter Creek for a ski trip with Cody Townsend, Josh Daiek and Leah Evans.  The stoke was high to join up with the crew and learn from some of the best in the industry.

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Heading into the lodge we were given a preliminary report that the forecast was calling for sunshine, and lots of it.  Normally bluebird skies are welcomed with open arms but with a lack of fresh snow the conditions were not looking optimal for what we had in mind; big drops, big lines and pillow times.…

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Give THANKS

February.27.2014

This blog is gonna have to be quick and dirty as I have less than an hour before the official Paralympic Blackout (where I am no longer aloud to do anything that would even remotely be considered promoting my personal sponsors, including using my website to blog).. it’s crazy I know?!  But these are the rules I must abide to if I want to represent my country at the greatest sporting event around.

I’d like to point out all the companies that have helped me get to where I am at today.  …

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Reflections

January.6.2014

Before setting new goals for the new year I like to take a look back and take stock of what was.  And when I scroll through my stories I can see that this past year was filled with action, adventure, challenges and a whole lot of love.  From living the nomadic ski racer lifestyle to going exploring the backcountry via snowcat and heli.  The spring time gave opportunity to take part in a variety of adventures (both on and off snow).  …

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Switzerland

October.10.2013

Heading to the land of Swiss cheese and chocolate has to be one of the most tempting trips of the year.

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But the reality of this particular journey was a game of sixes.  On one hand it was imperative for me to go and put the equipment testing, which has been haunting me for over a year, to rest.  On the other hand my shoulder is still on the mend and another fall could end my season.  Not to be dramatic but it was a rather heavy debate.…

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