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Movie Review: Truth in Motion - U.S. Ski Team's Road to Vancouver

By Kendall Card - January 30th, 2010 - No Comments
Movie Review: Truth in Motion - U.S. Ski Team's Road to Vancouver
Seems that little in the news is gaining attention these days if it isn’t about health care reform, the ins and outs of Washington politics or the world crisis’s. Switching gears to skiing the highlights are things like the X-Games, avalanches and the big mountain skiers. But in case you’ve forgotten amidst the news and chatter of online forums, just a few days off there’s this little event that happens every four years called the Winter Olympics and it’s about to be center stage for the whole world, especially if sliding on snow is your thing. A new documentary film by Brett Morgan called “Truth in Motion” highlights the road of the U.S. skiers have taken to get to the Winter Olympics. I had the chance of a sneak peak of the film and it’s given me some additional insights about ski racers. I was already going to watch the Olympics but I’m even more amped to see how the skiers in the film do, feeling now that I “know” them much better. Ski Racers – a rare breed Ski racers are a rare breed. Not because the limelight these days seems to be on how much air you get out of the pipe or how steep and gnar the peak is that you ski down. No, ski racers are a rare breed because of how meticulous they are and how intensely focused they become when it comes to sliding on snow…albeit at 60-70 mph. Bottom line is that ski racing, like anything worth the reward, takes a tremendous amount of work and desire, t...Read more...


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Merrell Nanook Down Hoodie Review

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By Eric Miller - Friday, February 1st, 2013 - No Comments

Every year Merrell jackets get better and better. This year my Merrell jacket of choice was the Merrell Nanook Hoodie. Merrell did send me the Nanook to review. Merrell Nanook Hoodie Features ...

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By Eric Miller - Monday, October 8th, 2012 - No Comments

All it takes is one look to know that Osprey poured a ton of thought and development into the the Osprey Variant 37 Backpack.  My experiences with the Variant 37 this summer were great and I'm lookin...

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By Eric Miller - Monday, July 30th, 2012 - No Comments

What exactly is a "Compounder"? Adhesive substances?  Nope.  Fractions?  Nope.  An awesome jacket meant for whatever you can throw at it?  Yep. Columbia continues to step up their game.  Th...

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By Eric Miller - Thursday, January 19th, 2012 - No Comments

With the Columbia Bugaglove Max Electric Gloves gone are the days of frozen hands and fingers. Columbia gave me a pair of gloves to test this winter and here's what I thought. Columbia Bugaglove M...

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Ski Stronger – The Skier’s Workout

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By Tiara Wasner - Wednesday, May 25th, 2011 - No Comments

The snow has stopping falling, resorts have closed and  the days of charging steep and deep powder is just a figment of our imagination.  Why wait until Fall or the snow to start falling again to ge...

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