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Dave Turner: Paraglider Pilot | Visit Mammoth

When Dave Turner landed in Verdi, Nevada last spring, he became the first paraglider to complete a full crossing of the state of California—and he did it solo and unsupported. Thirty days earlier…

Mountain Collective

The Pantheon: Mammoth, CA | Mountain Collective

Standing atop aptly named Paranoid Flats I can’t help looking around 360 degrees as I walk to my preferred chute. In the distance, the craggy peaks of the Ritter Range extend above low-hanging…

Two years after paraplegic skier, Jeremy McGhee, climbs Bloody Mountain he talks about the expedition. Photo © Nick Souza

Do What You Love with Jeremy McGhee | Visit Mammoth

Jeremy McGhee’s goggles were fogged, his left arm was cramped up, and his body was drenched in sweat. It took every bit of the 38-year-old’s strength and determination to pull his body up…

Self-portrait || © Christian Pondella

Christian Pondella: Adventure Photographer | Visit Mammoth

Professional photographer and longtime Mammoth local, Christian Pondella got his break in the action sports photography world when he was skiing on Mammoth Mountain. Today he is a photographer for Red Bull, a…

Kimmy Fasani

Kimmy Fasani’s Return to Powder | Backcountry Magazine

In a sport where big impacts and injuries are common, snowboarders have to be fit—bulletproof even. So when the International Olympic Committee announced the addition of Snowboard Slopestyle to the Winter Olympics program…

Kaya Turski - Portrait

From Gold Medal Favorite to Sochi Underdog

When freestyle skier Kaya Turski realized that she had torn the ACL (anterior cruciate ligament) in her left knee—again—she was devastated. The Winter Olympics were just six months away, and Turski knew this type…

Kelly Clark

Olympic Sports Psychology with Kelly Clark | Mammoth Times

When three-time Olympian Kelly Clark fell on her first run of the 2010 Vancouver Olympic snowboard halfpipe finals, she instantly relived the 2006 Torino Olympics, where a fall put her in fourth place….

Kaya Turski - Action

Freeskiing’s Olympic Debut | Active Times

In addition to racing down icy slopes and through gates in competition for the fastest times, elite skiers will also be boosting high out of the halfpipe, spinning off big jumps, and sliding…

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Farrington Clinches Spot on Olympic Snowboard Team

“She won the event today, and she made the Olympic team!” Kaitlyn Farrington’s dad screamed into a cellphone. Behind him, a crowd of snowboarding fans waited for the US Olympic snowboard team announcement…

U.S. Snowboard Team 2014

5 Things: Olympian Kelly Clark

The U.S. Olympic Snowboard half pipe and slope style teams were announced at Mammoth Mountain this weekend. Olympic Gold medalist Kelly Clark was named to her fourth Olympic team. MAMMOTH LAEKS — Kelly…

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