Once the smog had settled and the new shred sticks emerged from the Salt Palace, our Wildsnow US contingent found terrific new offerings from old and new friends. We were extremely excited by the premise of larger ski brands taking the risk of bringing over their lightweight touring skis to the US market. But the traditional players have plenty of interesting stuff as well.
Joseph Risi was raised on pasta and meatballs in the “backwoods” of Long Island before seeking higher education in the mountains of Vermont. Always looking for adventure, building treehouses, working too many odd jobs around the world he now lives in the Aspen area of Colorado.