A bunch of my blader friends from Massachusetts, Rhode Island and Connecticut had planned to meet up at Mount Snow today for a big session. Tickets were only $12 so it was insanely packed. Anthony Heary, Remo DiTullio, Ian Hutchinson, Andrew Leverton, Dave Gunn and Rob Dargiewicz all met up for session. Richard Corley from Brooklyn also came up, but we never seemed to be able cross paths with him. Most of the snow that dropped onto the mountain last week had already melted, so only the groomers were open. I think only hell could be more packed then Mount Snow was today. The man made snow conditions weren’t bad, but it was super foggy with awful visibility on portions of the mountain. I live way to close to too many amazing mountains to ever justify going back to Mount Snow again.
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About “Stoked! Jan’s Ski Blog”
I’ve spent my entire life living in cities, where I was able to urban, distance and aggressive skate all year long. In December of 2017 I moved to rural Vermont and found myself in the dead of winter, with snow all around me. Winters in Vermont are long and harsh, making skating nearly impossible 4-5 months out of the year. I live 2.5 hours from the nearest city and an hour from the nearest trails, making skating even in the summer much less frequent then I was used to.
Something needed to supplement my skating during the off season, so I took up skiing on January 2nd of 2019. From the moment I put on skis, I was hooked! Skiing gives me the exact same feeling I get from urban skating. Through skiing I am able to replicate the feel of carving around on city streets and playing on whatever obstacles catch your eye. This blog chronicles my stoke on skiing during my skating off season.
– Jan Eric Welch (Founder of bigwheelblading.com)
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