Terrain Parks

Terrain parks and the Breck Pro team at Breckenridge

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Best apps for snowboarding

A member of the Breck Epic Team, Eric Willett accounts his journeys as a professional athlete here. To read more from Eric, search his name in the top right, or click here.  My favorite app for snowboarding is Instagram. Instagram is known for making something look a lot cooler than it really is. However, since snowboarding is… Read More

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What life looks like for a pro woman skier

Emilia Wint is a member of the Breck Epic Team and writes about competitions, her travels, and other athletes for our blog here.  How I started Being a professional skier is something that I’ve aspired to since watching the Dew Tour at Breckenridge one of the first years it was held there. Seeing the girls… Read More

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Enjoy a park weekend at Spring Fever

Breck’s month-long Spring Fever Festival continues this weekend with two exciting events in Freeway and Park Lane Terrain Parks – the 5 ‘til 5 Terrain Park Happy Hour and the Mountain Dew Throwback Throwdown. This Friday, March 28, the 5 Chair will keep running until 5 o’clock, allowing skiers and riders to access some extra… Read More

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Banks Gilberti’s guide to Peak 6

Banks Gilberti is a member of the Breck Epic Team. He talks about life in Breck, skiing, competing, and more here.  With the Peak 6 addition to Breckenridge this season we saw a massive expansion in terrain, and not just some casual cruiser trails, but 22 brand new black diamond and double black diamond trails. With… Read More

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Top people to follow on Instagram

To a professional park snowboarder like Asher Humphreys, social media is a piece of the game you have to play. Asher is a member of the Breck Epic Team and calls Breck home. Here are his choices of the top athletes, companies, and other interesting people to follow on Instagram.   Alana Blanchard She deserves… Read More

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An interview with Zack Black

In an effort to learn more about our Breck Epic Team riders and find out what life is like both in and out of the halfpipe, we asked them to interview each other and tell us a little bit about themselves. The following is an interview with Zack Black by fellow snowboarder, Brett Esser.  Q:… Read More

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Eric Willett’s favorite snowboard accessories

A member of the Breck Epic Team, Eric Willett accounts his journeys as a professional athlete here. To read more from Eric, search his name in the top right, or click here.  My favorite snowboard accessory is my GoPro, which has many other accessories in itself. To be specific, I currently film with a GoPro Hero 3… Read More

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How to hit the features in Freeway terrain park

When people look up at the Breckenridge terrain parks from the base of Peak 8, they can get caught in the Freeway stigma – the jumps are huge and the whole place is daunting – I mean it is the Dew Tour course, right? Well, don’t fret, Freeway isn’t as scary as you think! In fact,… Read More

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Zack Black’s predictions for Sochi

The Winter Olympics are a huge stage for snowboarding. Halfpipe and (the newly introduced) Slopestyle competitions have their largest audience every four years at the Olympics. Here’s my take on where athletes will land in the biggest competition in snowboarding. Who gets to compete For Americans, the five qualification events held just prior to the… Read More

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What I’m looking forward to in the 2014 Winter Olympics

This is a hard topic to write about. I wanted to personally compete in the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi. Everything was looking promising until I tore my Achilles Tendon in December. It was a brutal way of getting my dreams and goals crushed. Instead of an Olympic experience, I added another dark moment to the… Read More