Last year, skiing bid a sorrowful farewell to its most influential figure ever after the ski-BASE death of Shane McConkey. And only a few weeks earlier, a freak accident had left Riley Poor paralyzed from the chest down. With two events that tragic occuring so close together, its easy to want to repeat the ubiquitous lament that "this has been such a bad year for skiing.
Cycle For A Cause Wrap Party and FundraiserWhere: The Downstairs Bar, Park City, UT.When: Tonight, December 11. 9:00 p.m. until close.Why: Raising funds to benefit Riley Poor, Shane McConkey, and Billy Poole, care of the Pacific Coa... Read Post
News of Shane McConkey’s death really shocked us this morning. The legendary freeskier, base jumper and innovator Shane McConkey was killed yesterday in a base jumping accident in the Italian Dolomites. According to several news fee... Read Post
Pacific Coast Cycle For A Cause Photo Gallery »Pacific Coast Cycle For A Cause Photo Gallery »With the tragedy that befell the families of Riley Poor, Billy Poole, and Shane McConkey, the last two years have been rough for skiing. O... Read Post