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: February 2010
By Mikey | Published: February 23, 2010
DRIGGS, Idaho–SheJumps and Habitat will present the third US Premiere of “Catch Us If You Can” on February 25th, 2010. This all-women’s ski film featuring big mountain skiing from all over the world was produced by Swedish company Generation Flinga. “Catch Us If You Can” is a strong statement about women’s skiing today and stands [...]
By Mikey | Published: February 21, 2010
It truly saddens me to write that today the Teton community lost one of our finest. Wray Landon was swept by an avalanche off of the Southeast face of the South Teton at about 11:30 am. I know there are many people in the region that have a tremendous amount of respect for Wray, not just for being such a strong [...]
By Mikey | Published: February 14, 2010
After a week of filming and shooting at Teton Village Gabe Rogel round up Jacqui Edgerly, Nick DeVore, and myself to shoot photos in the sun on Valentines Day. We set out to shoot the usual for Grand Targhee Resort marketing, but decided to mix it up a little bit shooting pow and some [...]
By Mikey | Published: February 10, 2010
So lets start with SIA. In late January Billy Nixon and I headed out from the Tetons to Denver. Why would we do such a thing in the middle of winter right when it is starting to dumb snow in the Tetons you ask….I am still not sure. But it was a good experience, met [...]