Snowboarding — which scarcely existed 30 years ago and took over ski resorts around the world seemingly overnight, adding 5 million participants in two decades — has tumbled to earth recently. As the sport has been abandoned by participants and advertisers, equipment sales and sponsorship opportunities for athletes have dipped below their peak numbers of five years ago.
The mountains are beginning to show signs of snow up high, most of the premieres have come and gone, A Basin and Killington are blowing snow. This can mean only one thing, opening day will be here soon. All summer … Continued
The following lines are neither talking about old school free skiers, coach jackets, or about, tight pants wearing, new schoolers. This article is talking about our today`s youth! Are there any possibilties to excite our upcomming generation to our lovliest sport
– free skiing - our passion. Let`s think about it!
Name: Ahmet Dadali Profession: Freeskier Sponsors: Volkl Marker USA, Spy Optics, TME energy, Blue Tomato, La Fa Home Town: From Canandaigua NY B.O.B: Who are your favourite skiers in the game at the moment? Ahmet: For me personally, they include Mike Hornbeck, Henrik Harlaut, and N B-Dog. B.O.B: Who were your earliest influences as a skier? Ahmet: David Crichton always influenced my street skiing, just from the very beginning, He took a full on different approach to the way he hit things and stood out like crazy. B.O.B: What are your thoughts on the current state of the ski industry? [...]