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Chuck Barfoot – Lake Tahoe

Jamie Johnston, Chuck Barfoot, and Brian Judge at Carson Pass, Lake Tahoe, 1984 My first day of snowboarding was quite a challenge not even considering the camera equipment in a fanny pack on my ass. Chuck, Jamie, Brian and I hiked the flats at Carson Pass to reach a small ridgeline where the snow was […]

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Photo of Ian Ruhter – Lake Tahoe

One of world’s most influential and respected snowboard photographers,Ian Ruhter could boost big air with the best of the snowboarding pros. Photographed here in Carson Pass, Lake Tahoe in 1994.

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Snowboard Pioneers – Roadtrip 1985

Snowboard pioneers from a 1985 roadtrip from Lake Tahoe to Park City to Jackson Hole. (l-r) Chris Karol, Evan Feen (with Grell prototype high-backs), Terry Kidwell (father of freestyle), Matt “Boy Aggro” Vining, Jeff Grell (high-back inventor), Jim Sechrist, Steve “007” Link and seated is Bob Klein (Octagon sports agent).

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Train Jump by Andy Hetzel (and Temple Cummins)

Andy Hetzel, Donner Lake, 1995 More to follow, but you can watch the real time video here on the U-tube.

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World’s Greatest Athlete – Shaun Palmer

Shaun Palmer, Emerald Bay, Lake Tahoe, 1989 Photo Shaun Palmer was one of the first athletes I photographed and learned to respect. His drive, passion, and desire to win is matched by no one. Since this photo was taken at Lake Tahoe, Shaun has won nine gold medals at Winter X and championships in snowboarding, […]

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History of Snowboarding and Skiing

Jimbo Morgan, Soda Springs, CA, training for Les Arcs Speed Skiing in 1992   Heel Strap SKI Binding, Sondre Norheim First SKI and Invention of Camber by Sondre Norheim, NOR Gas Powered Engine by Gottlieb Daimler, GER Automobile: Daimler & Karl Benz, GER Father Alpine Skiing: Mathias Zdarsky, NOR First Ski ascent over 3000m: Rauris […]

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