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    2012 Kona Satori

    The Satori is Kona’s attempt to make an aggressive 29er trail bike in a full-suspension package. So far, it's...

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    Lange XT 130 LV

    Lange created the XT 130 LV to “deliver the performance of a competition boot” in an all-mountain/freeride boot with...

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    GALLERY: Winter’s Coming

    It's getting cold, so get in shape and get ready. Here's a gallery of some highlights from Alta, Taos,...

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    2012-2013 Rossignol Squad 7

    The Rossignol Squad 7 is one of our favorite new big-mountain boards of the upcoming season. Find out how...

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    Marshal Olson, Senior Editor

    Two choices: push yourself hard, or play it safe. Either decision involves significant risk, whether we acknowledge that or...

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    2015-2016 Praxis MVP

    The Praxis MVP is a made-to-order ski. Our pair was made by—and for—Praxis' own Kevin O'Meara. It's a big-mountain...

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    2012-2013 K2 Pettitor

    Here are our early impressions of Sean Pettit's new pro-model, the K2 Pettitor.

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    2014-2015 Dynastar Cham 107

    The strength of the Dynastar Cham 107 is in its versatility. It's a multi-tool that does a lot of...

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    Las Leñas 2012 – Week 2

    You don’t have to ski or board to be taken aback by the sheer magnitude and beauty of Las...

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    2015-2016 Salomon Q-115

    The new Salomon Rocker2 115 is a big-mountain gun that shows some range—surprisingly easy and fun on groomers, yet...

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    2012-2013 Down Skis Countdown 3

    The Down Skis Countdown 3 is a serious, damp big-mountain ski well suited to cut big, fast turns on...

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    2013-2014 Fischer Watea 106

    A stiffer ski with positive camber through the tails, the Fischer Watea 106 is not super playful or really...

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    Video: BLISTER, Las Leñas

    Some lines from our first week at Las Leñas, set to 'Signal the Captain,' by Of Porcelain.

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    2015-2016 Kastle XX110

    Kästle has gone in a new direction with their fully symmetrical XX110 West, and Colby West and Kästle both...

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    Las Leñas 2012 – Week 1

    Our first week at Las Leñas Ski Resort included some fresh snow, some big lines, and a whole lot...

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    Exclusive First Look: 2012-2013 DPS Wailer 112RPC

    The DPS Wailer 112RPC is the stiffer, wider, and more subtly rockered offspring of the popular Wailer 112RP. And...

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    2013-2014 Atomic Ritual

    The Atomic Ritual can be easily slashed and skidded, but is still a substantial ski to use as an...

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    Crankworx: Day 9, Red Bull Joyride

    The Red Bull Joyride: slopestyle, dirt jump, and North Shore mountain biking all in one freeride comp—winner gets $25k,...

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    Crankworx: Day 7, Ultimate Pump Track Challenge

    The Ultimate Pump Track Challenge at Cranworx Thursday night saw a field of 32 finalists race back-to-back down a...

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    Crankworx: Day 5, Whip-Off World Championships

    The Whip-Off World Championships at Crankworx seeks to answer one question: Who's got the best style?

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