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THE CUBA UNKNOWN: An Exploration in Times of Change

THE CUBA UNKNOWN: An Exploration in Times of Change

Austin Foote

I first spoke with Corey McLean after learning about his coffee table book project. Corey was in Peru with his team, attending a surf contest where his Cuban friend and one of the subjects of his movie, was competing. Corey first went down to Cuba in 2014 and by happenstance met two surfers who wound up being the subjects of his feature length film. When the news that U.S. and...

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Zac Horrocks: A Legendary Outdoorsman

Zac Horrocks: A Legendary Outdoorsman

Austin Foote

We met Zac Horrocks during an all time aftèr session in the bar of the Peruvian Lodge, at the base of Alta Ski Resort. Zac was trading a few hours a week doing laundry for free room and board in the Peruvian employee housing that winter, spending the money he saved on rent at the hotel bar. Zac personifies the outdoor lifestyle: sustaining his passion for professional big mountain skiing...

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Recapping Hurricane Season with Photographer Cory Ransom

Recapping Hurricane Season with Photographer Cory Ransom

Austin Foote

Surf photographer Cory Ransom has not only been a friend of the Patrol Team for a while now, but the dude also lives in his collection of .32 Chore Pants. Having a guy in your squad willing to get in the water with his camera just to take photos of the boys is always a welcome scenario. Cory has a similar background to us, growing up ski racing in the Northeast. He got into action...

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A Couple Beers with Professional Skier Connery Lundin

A Couple Beers with Professional Skier Connery Lundin

Austin Foote

In honor of our favorite season, we sat down for a beer with budding ski legend and Patrol ambassador early this summer, Connery Lundin, to take a look at what its like living the pro skier life in Squaw Valley, California. Connery has been dragging his new sled behind his old truck back and forth between Tahoe and Jackson Hole for the last few years; chasing snow and contracts as...

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