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04-05-2014 09:39 AM
cbrenthus Here's the YouTube link I found, the original didn't seem to work for me

Ski Tracks - It's Not Always a Good Idea to Follow Others - YouTube
04-02-2014 03:58 PM
ajw I've had plenty of moments like this in life (not limited to snowboarding) and even still, I'm pretty much just along for the ride. When shit like that happens, you don't think about "oh what's the best way to get out of this" or "I should huck it big and gap this thing". All you think is "HOLY FUCKING SHIT THIS IS GONNA HURT". So I'm not gonna rag on him for what he did.
04-02-2014 03:31 PM
mojo maestro Meh........I always follow tracks at an unfamiliar hill. That's how you find the "goods". Just look farther ahead.........ride in control........and don't be a dumbass.
04-02-2014 02:27 PM
Kenai That was some of the best flying I've seen yet. Right up to the point that you got killed.
04-02-2014 01:41 PM
stan_darsh i want that panic ring tone
04-02-2014 01:15 PM
Originally Posted by The Deacon View Post
thats about 60* isn't it?
The pic I posted? Yeah at least 60 deg, notice how the trees in the pic are facing the upper left side of? The angle I took the photo on actually makes the waterfall look less steep.

This was inbounds at Whistler around the mid-mountain level. Fun area but it was my first day there, and I didn't stick to my advice of scouting out runs before hitting them!

That said, my rule this year has been "hit everything" and although a few times I've had a pucker factor once in the air, I haven't hurt myself yet this year.
04-02-2014 12:18 PM
Deacon thats about 60* isn't it?
04-02-2014 11:05 AM
Originally Posted by poutanen View Post

some places you arent allowed to fall....
04-02-2014 11:01 AM
linvillegorge I know it's bad to laugh at the poor guy, but those were some phenomenal panic screams.
04-02-2014 10:53 AM
killclimbz I added the youtube embed of the video. I don't how you do that at Telluride, but dang that is a good sized fall he went for.
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