Flylow athlete and skier extraordinaire Michele Manning was in Chamonix, France, for a couple of weeks this spring. "Skiing the Chamonix valley is amazing," she writes on her blog. "It's hard to describe the majesty of the mountains here. Chamonix and the surrounding areas are the birthplace of skiing and it's always been my dream [...]
Tag Archives: skiing
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October 31, 2011
Every fall little companies like Flylow and our friends at Trew have to wait patiently for our gear to arrive. We make ends meet with Ramen, dinner at our parents houses and we think about when the gear will finally get here. Some times there are delays because larger companies take precedence over [...]
October 23, 2011
Well, it is that time of year again. When the magazines we all love reveal their decisions as to what gear is the best performing and looking in their minds. What most people may not know it that this process began 10 months ago before our trade shows. And is followed up with a lot [...]
October 10, 2011
Flylow's growth and new designs have raised a lot of eyebrows over the past few months. After our most recent success winning the Something Independent Entrepreneurs Award last week we were ready for the final round of the Rising Stars fashion show.
To get the gist of the situation we defer to Denver Post's Sarah [...]
October 5, 2011
As told by The Denver Post's Jason Blevins
"The contest, organized by the independent enterprise collective Something Independent, drew 25 entrants, with a host of ski makers, movie makers, gear designers, websites and even a meteorologist competing for the award...The governor hailed innovation as the spark that will unite and grow Colorado. And the state’s rowdy [...]
August 16, 2011
Congrats are in order for our very own Drew Petersen, who placed third at the World Heli Challenge in New Zealand this past week. He competed with Ted Davenport, Mike Basich, Ben Schmitt, Ian Borgeson, and other amazing athletes. Drew had never competed in the men's division before and feels that he is now able [...]
July 28, 2011
1. Where did you grow up?
I grew up skiing in East Montpelier, VT.
2. How old were you when you first started skiing?
I first started skiing when I was 3 year old.
3. Did you always want to be a pro?
I always wanted to make skiing a central part of my life, but I’m [...]
July 13, 2011
What are you up to in July? Are you still working on your goggle tan? Well, those who ski at Crystal Mountain in Washington have been spending their weekends not at the lake or river, but up on the slopes. Crystal Mountain has been open since November 19, with over 600 inches, making this the [...]
May 31, 2011
As Kevin Luby, Editor at Skiing so eloquently wrote it this spring:
"Flylow Quantum Jacket
Mother bought me this jacket for Christmas and I’ve worn it every ski day since, rain or shine, backcountry or lifts, Utah, Colorado, Montana, Idaho. It kept me dry, blocked the wind, and looked wicked stylish while doing so [...]
March 28, 2011
Alpine Bowl Chair. Buried.
Greetings from the front lines of the Snowpocalypse. Keep Tahoe Blue? More like Keep Tahoe White. Reported snow totals for the past week are in excess of 15 feet. On Friday alone, Squaw Valley was reporting 45” new. Yesterday Alpine Meadows topped 800” for the year, and with four days to spare [...]