Hemp has over 2,500 uses besides smoking it for recreational purposes. So why is it illegal? Because industrialist in the early 1900′s did not want to compete with hemp so they created a smear campaign to make it illegal which ultimately grew their wealth and power. It’s time to educate yourself about this plant. Besides what is put on this site you can put “the many uses of hemp” into google and learn more. The bottom line is this is a crop that will help a struggling economy. Educate yourself and support hemp production.
This is Willamette Pass, Oregon and that run is mother fucking steep. The run is called RTS and the tree’s he dips into is SDN (I think). At it’s steepest the pitch hits 52 degrees. They had the U.S. Speed Skiing championships on RTS in 1993 and the top speed on the short-steep-scary track was 116.56 mph.
It doesn’t matter if you ride on a snowboard, telemark or alpine skis. What matters is the passion you have for riding down a snow-covered mountain side. I have not found anything more exhilarating and peaceful at the same time. Riding frees my soul. This blog is just a simple way to share the love of riding on a wood plank(s) and a few other related subjects. Enjoy the winter while it is here and prepare your body for the next one every summer.