Ebbs and flows

A few years ago, Gerhard Gross wrote the best article I’ve ever read in a snowboard magazine, The Science of Stoke, digging in to explain what one of the most over-used word in our mountain culture actually means, endocrinologically-speaking. His revelations about the ebb and flow of the chemical high that keeps us so addicted…

How to Become a Pro Skier, with cheat notes from Malcolm Gladwell and TJ Schiller

Malcolm Gladwell wanted to understand why some people become super-successful. He believed that “the biggest misconception about success is that we do it solely on our smarts, ambition, hustle and hard work“, because there are more variables involved in individual success than we’d like to admit. So he wrote the number one best-seller¬†Outliers. The professional…