Like any other sport, skiing has its legends and current all-stars—those people who set the bar when it comes to what’s possible on skis. We ran into several of these icons last week at the annual SnowSports Industries America tradeshow in Denver, and photographed the six you should know.
Cody Townsend, Pro Skier
Even if you don’t know his name, you’ve likely seen Cody ski. Back in 2014, the Tahoe, California-based pro skied what might be the most famous line of all time, when he threaded a narrow, ultra-steep chute in southwest Alaska. The YouTube clip promptly went viral—and for good reason. He’s also married to pro-skier Elyse Saugstad and the co-founder of Arcade Belts.