About Teton FreeRide
Teton FreeRide is a content based blog founded and operated by Mike "Mikey" Leake. Mikey has lived in the Teton Valley region of southeastern Idaho and western Wyoming most of my life. He has also had the opportunity to live and play in the Lake Tahoe area, and now, Alaska too!
After competing on the Freeskiing World Tour on-and-off for 10 years Mikey has transitioned to judging various events and become an advisory board member with the International Freeskiers & Snowboarders Association (IFSA). Over the past 13 years he has worked in the ski industry through skiing as an athlete, coach, guide, ski patrol, event coordinator, event judge, marketing consultant, team manager, videographer, and as an associate producer. Mikey has a true passion for the outdoor industry and tries to be involved in every aspect possible.
Monthly Archives: January 2010
By Mikey | Published: January 25, 2010
Winter is finally here I hope! Snow came to the Tetons by the feet this weekend and the powderhounds were out early in anticipation. Lift lines stacking up long before opening and big smiles to boot. I met Zahan with JHMR over at Teton Village on Saturday for the season pass-holder party. NO, I do not [...]
By Mikey | Published: January 11, 2010
At about 8pm, eighteen hours after leaving Teton Valley, the Sno Ho pulled into Golden, BC. By Sno Ho I mean Jed’s 1979 Econoline Camper-van. With only Rogers Pass between us and Revelstoke we decided to plug into some random building, cook some food, and get some much needed sleep. The next morning Jed, Julie, [...]
By Mikey | Published: January 6, 2010
The Ultimate Ski Bum checks in from the Powder Highway in British Columbia to report on the crew of local Teton shredders making big waves and even bigger turns up on Revelstoke's Famed North Bowl.
By Mikey | Published: January 3, 2010
Teton FreeRide & Grand Targhee Resort welcome Danny Walton to the Ambassador Team. Danny has a laundry list of accomplishments and projects in the ski industry. Make sure you come and get some tele tips from Danny during the Targhee Telemark Festival March 5th-7th. http://k2skis.com/team/backside/danny_walton http://www.mammut.ch/en/athletes_snow_danny_walton.html