An abridged version of this ran in SKI this fall, but the part about the guy I almost killed got cut. So here's to you...well, you know who you are. “Can I ski this?” The question, asked with a smile that belied terror, came moments too late. A friend and I, on our first multi- family ...

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An oldie but goodie for this time of year...as seen in SKI mag 1999 Late every October, Granite Chief, a ski shop back home in Squaw Valley, Calif., stages something called Junior Race Night. For one spectacular evening, all the junior gear is discounted. Company reps show up to talk to kids about equipment, parents talk shop ...

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Peaking too soon Our team just got back from a big weekend at the races, where we experienced a rollercoaster of high expectations and low moments. At the end of the weekend events conspired to create some truly valuable perspective, both on the weekend and on the general purpose of our relationship with this sport. Bear ...

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