VIDEO: Saucerboy – The Story of Shane McConkey’s Alter Ego
The cult phenomenon that is Saucerboy. Who was Saucerboy? Where did he come from? And how did his popularity soar to cult proportions? Today, Saucerboy is known as the alter ego that Shane McConkey and friends created to poke fun at everyone who took themselves too seriously. This is his story.
Week In Review August 23: Kim Jong-Un’s Ski Area and Jeff Curry Surprise
Gay Ski Week civil union, Moonlight & Big Sky merger, and new Aspenwalk owners
Week In Review August 23: Kim Jong-Un’s Ski Area, Jeff Curry surprise, Gay Ski Week civil union, Moonlight & Big Sky merger, and Winter X Games 1990-something
Chasing a Moment in Time
A thrift store find inspires one skier to seek out the origins of an old ski photo
Searching for the story behind an old ski photo from 1975.
VIDEO: FWQ TNF Chilean Freeskiing Championships 2013 Highlights
If you missed the webcast, here's the best of the action from El Colorado, Chile
To see the entire live webcast on demand, go HERE.
Field Productions presents “Supervention”
One of this year's biggest ski films is coming out of Europe
I never thought I’d see Terje Haakonsen and Tim Durtschi in the same movie. Leave it to the Field Productions minds to blow that misconception out of the water. Field has been quietly making loud movies for years now, dominating the European markets, while gently scratching the surface of those in the know in North America. When founder Filip Christensen announced Field would be making a two-year project instead of an annual, it made little to no headlines in the States.
Week In Review August 16: No Complaining in Aspen and Jon Olsson’s New Digs
Wildfires, e-tailors for ski gear, Whaleback in the bank, finding zen at Powder Mountain, Telluride's proposed soda tax, and Montana's merger
Week in Review August 16: Wildfires, e-tailors for ski gear, Whaleback in the bank, TGR’s trailer, finding zen at Powder Mountain, Telluride’s proposed soda tax, and Montana’s merger
Big Sky/Moonlight Fall Under One Umbrella
Acquisition of Moonlight solidifies its future
In what should bring to a close a troubling period for Moonlight Basin, the Montana ski area is now under the same ownership as neighboring Big Sky Resort and The Yellowstone Club.
VIDEO: The Making of Sage Cattabriga-Alosa’s Art Show (complete with DH mtn biking)
Sage hosted his first solo art show a few weeks ago at Evo. The work is now for sale to the public.
For the month of August, evo Seattle is featuring Illumination, an art instillation by pro-skier Sage Cattabriga-Alosa. Presented by Atomic Skis, The North Face & Smith Optics. Be sure to visit the Seattle store to check out Sage’s art or, if you are not Seattle, take a look HERE.
If you would like to purchase a piece, please call evo Seattle at 206.973.4470.
The Woman Who Stole Shane McConkey’s Heart
A heartfelt interview with Sherry McConkey talking about life and love with Shane
Red Bull Media House and Matchstick Productions continue to roll out interviews and behind the scenes footage as promo to the release of “McConkey” on Oct 5, 2013 in Squaw Valley, California. All of these videos just make me stop – press pause on life for a second – and appreciate the brilliance and light that Shane brought to everyone. Whether it was his wife Sherry (who is an executive producer on the film) or a fan who’d never met Shane in person, everyone felt it. No one should forget it. And we should all do our best to live it in honor of Shane.
Sorbe and Birnbaum Win The North Face Chilean Freeskiing Championship
El Colorado resort received nearly a foot of new snow within the few days leading up to the even making the conditions on Santa Terese face, the 2,500-vertical-foot venue in the Chilean Andes backcountry perfect for the competition.