Spring Roundup: Telemark Goodies You May Have Missed

Posted: April 5th, 2011 | Author: | Filed under: Life | Tags: , , | What do you think?

With our contest under way, we thought it would be cool to dig up some interesting articles from our archives that you may have missed.  We urge you to tell your friends about us and join our Facebook community!

Win this stuff, oh yeah!

Here are some reasons why you should join our Facebook group:

  1. You could win Powderwhore’s TELEvision DVD
  2. If you live in North America, and win the TELEvision DVD, Off Piste Magazine will throw in a free subscription!  How cool is that?
  3. We tend to post a lot of “granola” bits on our Facebook (stuff that doesn’t make it into an article)
  4. It’s a great way to find the latest information on what we’re doing
  5. It’s a great place for a community to grow!
  6. We love you!

We also have a Twitter account and an RSS feed.  That is how cool we are.  Seriously!

In the mean time, have a look at some of our favorite articles

Ymir Yurts: Going Beyond The Hut
– ever wonder what it would be like to stay in a Yurt?  Well, now you can do it in search of that powder stash.

CANSI – How To Become A Telemark Instructor – become a telemark instructor in Canada.  This is how you do it!

Flickr Photo Of The Week: Mount Shuksan – a beautiful photo ripping it up on this slope

Lorin Paley: The Profile Of A Telemark Champ – what goes through the mind of a telemark ski champ? We asked Lorin some questions about her life as a telemark racing champ.

The Curious Case Of SCARPA And The Castor Oil Plant – SCARPA goes green with their Pebax boots and shoes.  Some cool scientific information about SCARPA’s initiative.

Tip: Lose The Poles For A Run Or Two – force yourself to do this drill.  It will teach about balance and body position.

Sébastien Montaz-Rosset: The Adventure Of Filming – some of the most amazing footage I’ve seen so far.  Telemark, mountaineering, slack-lining, and some amazing footage from this guy.

Telemark Skiing in Japan, One Day, You Will Be Mine – with a part of Japan trying to overcome disaster we felt it was appropriate to include this article as a tribute to the heart of this land.

We write out of our passion for telemark skiing and hope that you’ve enjoyed some of our “granola”.  We have some great articles in the works for the spring and summer, and maybe in the next few months you’ll see a new design for the site.  So join us!  It’s good for you!

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