Jan 2, 2013
My good friends, Shaun and Weston, have created something awesome. They call it The Life Unbound. Before flying home for Christmas, I headed out with Ross, Brendan, Shaun, and Weston for a day of short, leg-powered powder laps. On my first backcountry outing with temperature-regulating Terramar TXO baselayers (more on my fun new partnership with(…)
Dec 19, 2012
This experience verified, in my mind, the importance of maintaining a solid and comprehensive backcountry skill set.
Dec 12, 2012
Tim held me hostage and forced me to do something that I absolutely despise–ride my awesome bike through beautiful downtown SLC traffic–for a Downtown SLC video contest that he entered. I probably hated it as much as I hate skiing. This is his video entry for the I Am Downtown contest. Additionally, the brand-spankin’-new goggle company(…)
Dec 10, 2012
Sorry (kinda), guys and girls. Winter hit like a teenager’s baseball bat on a rural Ohio mailbox, and I’ve forgotten to eat, much less had time to think. While I was in Colombia a couple of months ago, I started brainstorming interview questions for my friend and fellow Surface Skis athlete, Ian Wade. After I(…)
Nov 20, 2012
The recent natural atrocities along the East Coast seem far-removed to skiers living among mountains outsizing those of Appalachia. Perhaps the media’s sensationalization of the storm has lead some to view it as little more than another sitcom, far from their mountain-borne realities. But professional skier and model, Sierra Quitiquit, took it upon herself to engage the Salt Lake City ski community in recovery efforts for the Frankenstorm’s victims and rescuers.
Nov 19, 2012
A long, long time ago, I posted pictures, here on brodyleven.com, of Salt Lake City locals harvesting the recent crop of powder snow. That was Thursday. Well, about 2 hours after I posted it, a feature that I wrote for Teton Gravity Research popped up. It stars a bunch of heads popping out of 4+(…)