Marc Peruzzi

10 Ways to Detox the Digital Blues

Remember the dire Y2K technological apocalypse predictions? If only they had come true. Without sermonizing, here are 10 ways to disconnect the broadband flow of digitized scheiße that's drowning our...

What Vail's Takeover Means for Skiers

It’s rare that the blanched, distended underbelly of the corporate ski industry gets exposed to the skiing public, but that’s exactly what’s been happening for the past three seasons in the mountains...

Utah Versus Colorado—the Final Reckoning

There’s a ferocious battle for snowsports business being waged right now between these two western states. So who’s going to win the Wasatch-Front-versus-Front-Range wintry gear smackdown?

Can Snowboarding Be Saved?

Shortsighted marketers might be running snowboarding into the ground, but it isn’t too late to save the sport

Burton Landlord Snowboard

Burton has been building snowboards in Vermont for more than 30 years. Along the way, it learned a thing or two about what makes a board well balanced.

Rossignol Super 7 Skis of the Year

Rossi is the industry leader when it comes to balancing rocker (upturned tip and tail), camber (for edge hold and glide), and taper (the pin shape in the front and back, which delivers a loose feel...

Behind the Lens

In the market for ski goggles? Here's what to look for this season.

Nordica Helldorado Skis

The Helldorado is nimble in strangled chutes but stable and absorbant when you’ve got room to open it up.

Head Super Shape Titan Skis

With a tight 14.3-meter turn radius, a powerful system-style binding, and Head’s World Cup race construction, this Austrian setup should have tossed us Yanks around by our Cinnabons.

Völkl Two Skis

A big part of the reason the new-to-the-line Two handled all condi- tions well is that it features subtle taper in the tail and tip, meaning the widest part of the ski is farther back on the shovel.

Rossignol Squad 7 Skis

The Squad used to be too powerful for mere mortals, but this year it’s 20 percent lighter. The rocker is far less abrupt than on Rossi’s older powder skis, and thanks to the tapered honeycomb tip and...