Despite continual security problems, the burgeoning nation of Afghanistan is emerging and beginning to attract tourist attention from the rest of the world. Not in the most obvious way. We here on Beyond Limits have covered skiing from several angles and yet never expected to find ourselves talking about the introduction of ski culture to the Afghan mountains. It’s a… Read more →
Freeride skiing is not a rigid strive to knock milliseconds of your time but a style of skiing firmly rooted in freedom, exploration and finally fun.
But whilst we love to dance on the edge, we are most definitely not crazy, nor irresponsible. While pushing ourselves out of our comfort zone and into areas most people pale at the thought of, we draw on every available resource to make smart decisions. The overriding aim of every day freeriding is to make it home so we can do it all over again tomorrow. A junkie with a brain: with the right decisions a freerider can stay high for decades.
“Through our endeavours we can demonstrate that one can still achieve great things post injury,” concludes Martin, “If one has support, drive and determination, a dis-abilitating injury should not stop you from reaching your goals.
Welcome to the, largely, hypothetical tales from the crypt of every ski town’s darkest nights. A quick Surgeon’s Warning: If you suffer from having a loved one removed from you by a ski town, we suggest you discontinue reading now.