Sub Par Skier Season 2

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Not my best best season yet with injury, travel, and bad weather getting in the way, but still a good one!

Check out the first four episodes of Season 2, shot in New Zealand, as well as the Sub Par Skier YouTube channel.

Sub Par Skier S2 E1 Preseason

Welcome to Season 2 of the Sub-Par skier!
Pre-season episode Re-capping some season’s past and getting excited for winter 2014!!

Music: Shihad – Home Again

 

Sub Par Skier S2 E2

First 2 days on snow for 2014!

After a pre-season filled with rain, we finally got a massive dump of snow! This allowed us to finally get up for a few days. Day 1 was bluebird with good coverage, but not much open, meaning we hiked up to get the best snow. Which was a good choice! Day 2 was high winds, creating some pockets of fun snow, with variable conditions, which forced an early closing that day. It ended up being a great way to start the season! Here’s looking forward to the rest!

Skiers: Jason Beacham Chris Dews
Snowboarders: Clinton Gray Dean Hishon

Music: Tapes n’ Tapes Freak out
Shot by Jason Beacham, Clinton Gray, Dean Hishon
Edit by Jason Beacham 208 Media

 

Sub Par Skier S2 Episode 3

Interesting few days on the mountain….

Started with a good day skiing with my wife and daughter, then had a “skiing by braille” experience, then had a super fun day that ended with one of the biggest crashes I’ve had in the past 10 or so years. It was still good times! What can I say? I LOVE SKIING!!

Music: Poison Nothin’ But A Good Time

 

Sub Par Skier S2 E4

Finally got to tick off another bucket list item. Chris Dews and I hiked and skied Mt. Ngauruhoe and Tongariro, completing my mission to ski all of the 4 major volcanoes in the North Island. After a cold night sleeping in the van, I awoke to a perfect day for a hike. The snow had melted quite a bit in the past week, but it meant for great corn skiing! 5 hours to the summit, and 8 hours return to the carpark. Great day and good company!

Skiers: Jason Beacham Chris Dews

Music: Peking Duk – “High”

 

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