Snow Sports

The first genetically engineered snowboard?

Mervin Manufacturing cofounders Mike Olson and Pete Saari, both 36, have taken snowboarding into an era when playing God is an appropriate form of R&D. Or so they say. The pair's new Gnu...

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Time to Heal

Sean McEnroe, a veteran physical therapist who works with celebrity athletes from Vail's Steadman Hawkins Clinic, recommends the following short-term goals for post-ACL surgery patients (below)....

Time to Heal

SKIER'S HOP Start with your left leg on the ground and your right leg planted on an 8- to 12-inch-high platform. In one motion, use your right leg to leap laterally over the platform...

Headstrong to Headlong

The trauma of surgery and the pain of physical therapy can seem insignificant compared with the psychological roller-coaster of getting back into your sport. Or, as U.S. Ski Team Coach Jim Tracy...

Picabo's Crash Course

IT'S A CLOUDLESS July afternoon in the Uinta Mountains near Salt Lake City, where the U.S. Ski Team is engaged in some unorthodox cross-training, toproping at a local rock crag. Picabo Street,...

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