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: April 2010
By Mikey | Published: April 28, 2010
Check out these K2 Blogs of Grand Targhee athlete Danny Walton rippin around the Sawtooths and rallying the Boulder Mountains with Zach Crist. MT. NICENESS-DANNY WALTON AND ZACH CRIST-BOULDER MOUNTAINS, ID SAWTOOTHS (IDAHO) SPRING POW!
By Mikey | Published: April 25, 2010
This video was shot over the course of my season after I had saved up all summer for a descent camera to film with. The problem with being a rider but also having the only good camera to film with is that it becomes tough to get shots, but all my friends helped me out [...]
By Mikey | Published: April 8, 2010
Early ups at the Ghee with the weather looking questionable for shooting. We decided to starting hiking to Peaked hoping for the best. Get to the top of our lines and against all odds, it pops blue and is go time. It turned out to be a great day of shooting with athletes lining the ridge and [...]
By Mikey | Published: April 6, 2010
Best pow day of the year! 5:45am-Wake up in anticipation of the snow report at 6. 6:05am-Go to grandtarghee.com for the snow report and see that it says “only” 6inches since the lifts closed yesterday? Weird, but I am up and it should still be pretty good so I get in the shower and get [...]
By Mikey | Published: April 4, 2010
Some spring snow has hit the Tetons and it was just in time to get over to Jackson for one last day. Warming temperatures have been the name of the game this winter, so when the snow flies we have had to hit it early. A morning of skiing pow in Fore Pines followed by [...]