Xanthe Demas

Saturday, March 20, 2010

Salomon Extreme Freeride Championship Taos, NM

Conditions in Taos could not have been better for the freeride competition this season. After a long drive on snowy roads through quite a blizzard we awoke our first morning to 15 plus inches of fresh snow! Holy face shots!

Max going deep on inspection day!

Kyle Koenig, really?

The competition venues could not have been better and the weather cooperated as well. Telluride Big Mountains skiers, represented with style!

Greg Hope

Max Walker Silverman

Kyle Koenig, Kachina Peak

Tashi Hacket

Tashi Hacket

Kyle Koenig

With incredible terrain, often good snow and some of the best Mexican food in the country, Taos has become a favorite event for the Telluride BMT.

Xanthe Demas hiking to west basin

Group jump photo on the bridge crossing the Rio Grande!

Congratulations to all the athletes who attended this event! The skiing was impressive across the board! Huge props to Xanthe Demas who won the jr. female division and Greg Hope who placed 3rd in the jr. men. No doubt a lot of fun was had by all!

For more images from Taos check out this link: http://www.chasonphoto.com/taos2010/

Tuesday, March 2, 2010

Telluride Freeride All Mountain Team

A few photos from recent Telluride Big Mountain Team training...

Hiking Palmyra

Tashi hiking the Peak

Kyle Prospect Ridge

Mike G, Tram Shot

Brian E, lower Palmyra

Kyle in Black Iron Bowl

G Hope, Gold Hill One

G Hope, double drop

There are more pics where these came from, I am working on creating an online gallery where these and other photos can purchased, printed, and framed. All the proceeds will go toward TSSC Big Mountain Team. Thanks for viewing!