December 2010

The Father of Southern Skiing

By Jedd Ferris | 16 Nov 10
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Remembering Sepp Kober While many skiers dismiss the Southern slopes, Sepp Kober always believed the mountains below the Mason-Dixon Line should be taken seriously. In late summer, Kober, known as the Father of Southern Skiing, passed away at age 88. He’s credited with turning the South into a legitimate slope destination—validated earlier this year by…

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Mind Over Matter

By Graham Averill | 16 Nov 10
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Josh Wheeler’s Journey Josh Wheeler shouldn’t be this fast. The 5’4” pre-med student is only 22 years old, sleeps only a few hours each night, and has a giant hole in his frontal lobe thanks to a bout with brain cancer. And yet, he’s making waves, with a handful of wins in 2009, followed by…

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Favorite snow activity?

By BRO Staff | 16 Nov 10
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Blake DeMaso Skiing is always number one, but sledding with my kids is a very close second. Will Harlan Running in the silence of a fresh-fallen snow, with only the whisper of my footsteps in the soft powder. Jedd Ferris Hiking normally crowded local trails in complete solitude. Missy Gessler Building igloos and making snow…

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