Snow Sports

Hattrup on location during the ­filming of Greg Stump’s Legend of Aahhh’s

My Favorite 5: Mike Hattrup

Former U.S. Ski Team moguls skier and director of K2's Backcountry Ski division Mike Hattrup picks his favorite mountains

Avalanche airbag

Rise to the Top

Avalanche air bags are gaining in popularity. And for good ­reason—they can increase survival rates by 98 percent. Here's how they work.

Custom ski boots

Custom Ski Boots

Skis may be sexier, but boots are more important: if they don’t fit properly, your technique will suffer.

Mikaela Shiffrin near Vermont's Burke Mountain ski academy in May

Groomed for Success

At age 16, ski racer Mikaela Shiffrin is being called the fastest skier the U.S. has ever produced. Can she back up that hype on the world stage?

White Pass Ski Resort

Snow Sense

Cycle,surf, ski, climb—13 apps that put you a click away from the beta you need, including Skireport and Maprika.

Ted Ligety

Behind the Curve

In July, FIS mandated the most drastic change in ski dimensions in 20 years. They claim the change was made in the name of safety, but will it hurt the sport?

No Urination Sign in Hong Kong

Another Run

This August the U.S. Ski Team kicked off developmental star Sandy Vietze after he got drunk and pissed in front of a young girl during a JetBlue flight from Portland to New York City. Yes, Veitze was...

Brain Farm

The Next Picture Show

For their new film, The Art of Flight, filmmakers at Brain Farm used cutting-edge HD cameras to capture some of the most face-melting snowboarding footage ever seen. Is this the birth of the...

Curt Morgan

The Toy Chest

A closer look at Brain Farm's high-tech arsenal.

Phantom HD Gold

Phantom HD Gold Camera

A closer look at Brain Farm's high-tech arsenal, including the Phantom HD Gold camera.

Cineflex V14 HD Camera

Cineflex V14 HD Camera System

A closer look at Brain Farm's high-tech arsenal, including the Cineflex V14 HD Camera system.

Red One HD

Red One HD Camera

A closer look at Brain Farm's high-tech arsenal, including the Red One HD Camera.

AStar B3 Helicopter

AStar B3 Helicopter

A closer look at Brain Farm's high-tech arsenal, including the AStar B3 Helicopter.

Lindsey Vonn

The Athlete

Olympic gold medalist Lindsey Vonn on the International Ski Federation, Maria Riesch, the World Cup, and Bode Miller

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