March 2, 2021
Sick of being at home? Sharing a collection of our favorite recent ski shorts for your entertainment. Enjoy!
The latest “Steeped in Tradition” episode from Alta Ski Area’s series features a local legend, David Van Dame (aka The Farmer). This is a favorite of ours given our love for Alta, but skiers young and old across the country will find joy in the story.
“Solving for Z” follows the life of IFMGA guide and father Zahan Billimoria in his relationship with the mountains throughout the years. As many individuals who find a career in the mountains discover, Zahan personally battles the consequences, both good and bad, of a life of adventure.
Elyse Saugstad is one badass chick. She is someone I’d like to be friends with. Elyse has paved the way for the future of female skiers – she’s a hard charging athlete never taking no for an answer and knocking down the doors in a male dominated sport. Watch the personal story on her road to the big screen in TGR’s “On My Own Terms”.
Did you know the oldest ski shop in America is located in New Hampshire? For those that have never skied on the east coast this may surprise you, but the love for skiing goes way, way back. Lahout’s located in Littleton, New Hampshire has remained open 365 days a year since 1920. “North Country” follows the patriarch of the family, Joe Lahout Sr., examining the shops history and the long time love of skiing in the east.
Many of you may be familiar with Cody Townsend’s The FIFTY. A goal set by professional skier Cody Townsend himself, to climb and ski all fifty of the lines and mountains chronicled in the book 50 Classic Ski Descents of North America. In this latest episode Cody talks to the authors of the book and provides an update from Cody on his progress. Fun fact – Cody Townsend is the spouse of above mentioned Elyse Saugstad.
After husband and pro skier David Treadway died in the mountains in 2019 Tessa was left with three rambunctious children. She didn’t let the weight of her loss slow her down. Motherload follows professional skiers and single mothers Tessa and Izzy in a behind the scenes look of raising ski children, friendship and healing.