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: March 2010
By Mikey | Published: March 24, 2010
WOW, it has been quite the month for the sport of freeride in the Teton region as well as for our local athletes. First and foremost, a big shout out to Lars Chickering-Ayers for winning and Crystal Wright for taking 2nd in the Freeskiing World Championships at Snowbird, UT. Way to represent the local resorts as Lars [...]
By Mikey | Published: March 15, 2010
After weeks of skiing the venues, analyzing the almost record low snow pack that has produced a much more technical venue than normal, time is near. The 3 annual Grand Targhee Jr Freeskiing Open (formally known as the Targhee Tee Off) will take place March 20th & 21st on Peaked Mountain. This event is the 4th [...]
By Mikey | Published: March 1, 2010
Life is something not to be taken for granted as it may be over before you know it. This week two great souls moved on from this world and I truly believe these two lives were not taken for granted. Wray E. Landon IV and Charles Russell Johnson both passed away doing what they love and making every living breath [...]