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National Geographic Agrees: “Skiing is a Way of Life”

November 26th, 2013  |  by  |  published in Blog | Leave A Comment »

by Debbie Vance National Geographic’s December issue highlights an article entitled, “First Skiers” by Mark Jenkins, photographs by Jonas Bendiksen. The tagline reads: “The origin of the sport may lie in remote Chinese mountains, where skiing is still a way of life.” Place: Altay Mountains in western China Temperature: Negative 38 degrees Fahrenheit Equipment: “Handmade skis […]

A Soul Skier Speaks: Interview with David Rothman

October 21st, 2013  |  by  |  published in Blog | 1 Comment »

by Debbie Vance David Rothman joins us today with a few words of wisdom re: skiing, poetry, and life. All of which—might I add—he seems to have mastered on some intrinsic level. I have met few people for whom life is so full of intention. Rothman unites poetry, prose, and skiing with unparalleled gusto and, […]

The Soulful Language of Skiing

October 14th, 2013  |  by  |  published in Blog | Leave A Comment »

by Debbie Vance David Rothman’s collection of mountain tales and ski essays, Living the Life, hits the shelves November 5th and will fill a regrettable hole in literature—namely, the absence of a written corpus dedicated to skiing, dedicated to revealing the intimate connection between skier, sport, mountain, and other snow/topography/thrill/ski aficionados. With magazines like Powder, […]

Living the Life: Tales from America’s Mountains & Ski Towns

September 25th, 2013  |  by  |  published in David J. Rothman, Non-fiction | 13 Comments »

Thinking about my own romance with the alpine world over the years has led me to discover one of the places where cause and effect come together. I may not be able to see this place of fusion clearly, or all at once, but it does exist and I can certainly sense it. This book is […]

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