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Posts Tagged ‘Legendary Banked Slalom’
An intern’s foggy view on the legendary event.
Planting hand with the legends at the Baker Banked Slalom
Barrett Christy and her many fans I’ve covered a few events in my day. And by a few I mean, I’ve been schlepping my camera bag, voice recorder and a notebook and pen, to everything from USASA events to the Winter X Games for too many years. When you write about snowboarding, it’s almost unavoidable, [...]
The field is set for the final day of the 2010 Mt. Baker Legendary Banked Slalom. Spoiler alert: The Colts are gonna win. Wait, that’s a different contest. For this one, my money is on Temple Cummins (a safe bet), the frenchman Sylvan Duclos (who qualified first), or Ben Lynch (’cause Jesse Grandkoski told Kevin [...]
Spanked Salmon The 2002 Legendary Banked Slalom Thursday: Get up at 7. Start driving to mountain alone. Pick up dirty hippies hitchhiking in Bellingham. Soon regret decision as car smells like hippies. Get to mountain before lifts open. Wait in line for 20 minutes. Cut line. Start riding. Tag along with John Laing, Pat McCarthy [...]
I’ve already written one story about the 17th Annual Banked Slalom (for EXPN), but it’s not up yet, and I don’t want to be accused of being a slacker, so I’m writing another one. This one, however, is going to be far from a real story, I’ve had just about enough of that. I don’t [...]