Skiing went through some dark days in the mid-’80s. The Crazy Canucks’ domination of alpine racing was over; the fun-loving, hot-dogging movement of the ’70s had given way to FIS-sanctioned freestyle, a sport which placed equal stock in moguls,...
Costa Mesa, CA -From the very first pair of skis they pressed in 2002, Armada has lived by the simple mantra of "For the athletes, by the athletes." As the company expands beyond hardgoods into an ever-growing line of...
Costa Mesa, CA. Say it with us people: "Armada, it's not just for skiing anymore!" That's right, the brand that brought you the most significant on-snow products of the last six years is venturing off snow in a big...
Old people are mostly ignored, yet we’re all intrigued by longevity. Scientists and journalists, for example, can’t make enough of the rare clusters of centenarian humans on islands like Okinawa and Sardinia. Although he’s a long way from 100,...
Sun Peaks, BC- It’s snow time at Sun Peaks Resort.  The first snow of the season has frosted the peaks, with three centimetres recorded at the mid-mountain weather station.  Now that snow is in the air, Sun Peaks is...
I’m sitting in historic Tweedsmuir Lodge in Bella Coola, BC, base to world-renown Bella Coola Heli Sports. In front of our group stands a crazed camp counselor clasping a clipboard, disheveled in track pants and a hoodie, dirty-blond hair...