Travis was born on October 9, 1982 in Wyoming. He grew up near the Jackson Hole Mountain ski resort, where his father worked as a rescue skier. Since childhood, Travis was drawn to skiing, but quickly fed up with them – the lesson seemed too simple. Still – after several days of training, he calmly rode along the most difficult routes of the resort.
Rice remembers how the idea of snowboarding came up: “For the first time I saw snowboarders in Jackson Hole as a child. There were not many of them, but they soon built themselves several sites for tricks: halfpipe, quarter pipe and wall. I was probably about 6 years old then, but I remember that those sites seemed to me the coolest things in the entire resort.
In fact, they were not so big and grand, but for me then they seemed just gigantic. I constantly watched snowboarders ride, and once I even tried skiing on a halfpipe. After that, I realized that the only thing I Continue reading
Downhill for fans of extreme sports, like manna from heaven. This type of cycling allows you to throw out adrenaline and get a lot of emotions, as well as test yourself and your nerves for strength. After all, to get down safe and sound from the mountainside at maximum speed and at the same time not only lose control of the iron horse can be a tough nut.
Downhill: what is it?
By “downhill” we mean cycling on hilly and mountainous slopes with temporary obstacles. However, only at first glance to go down the mountain is not a sick thing. In reality, downhill tracks abound with steep descents and turns, a large number of jumps, stones and snags. Continue reading
Freestyle “Free style”, translated from English means “free style” – a relatively young type of skiing, since the 1950s, has managed to gain popularity, and is rightfully included in the program of the Winter Olympic Games. Freestyle disciplines: ski acrobatics, moguls, ski cross, half-pipe, and a very young slopestyle. Also include two non-Olympic disciplines – “New School skiing” and the abolished “ski ballet”. All these types require incredible dexterity, courage and bravado from athletes. After all, they are accompanied by a huge risk to health, and are more than traumatic.
Freestyle began its history as a type of skiing in the mid-twentieth century, since 1971, before which it Continue reading