Category: Interviews

How Chris Rubens Wrestles his Carbon Footprint Against his Career – Rubens is taking a serious look at the impacts of the ski industry, and his place within it—while still making sure he’s having fun.

October 1, 2018 Off

Even if you don’t immediately recognize Chris Rubens’ name, you’ll probably recognize his laugh. You might have heard him whooping his way through Salomon Freeski TV episodes and Sherpas Cinema films. But that sense of joy from smashing pow belies the …

By Heather Hansman

Can You Ski on the U.S./Canada Border? – Porter Fox, the author of “Northland: A Book About America’s Northern Border,” details his 4,000-mile journey

September 27, 2018 Off

Longtime POWDER Features Editor Porter Fox set out on a 4,000-mile journey two years ago to tell the story of the oft-forgotten northern border of the U.S. His travels and findings can be found in his latest book, Northland. In traversing the border la…

By John Stifter

Why Is Sean Pettit Snowboarding? – Pettit has been among the best skiers in the world longer than he’s had a drivers license.

September 11, 2018 Off

Sean Pettit was on the scene as soon as he was tall enough to ride the Whistler park, and he’s been among the best skiers in the world longer than he’s had a drivers license. So when a skier who helped define a decade of freeriding casually switched to…

By Abbie Barronian