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 2011
By Mikey | Published: January 25, 2011
As mentioned in my previous blog: My Dad and I decided that this past Thursday might be a good day to use a cat skiing voucher that we had been saving for a “snowy” day. This proved to be a good decision as the weather cleared for a morning of bluebird cat access [...]
By Mikey | Published: January 20, 2011
So at the moment my “weekend” consists of Wednesdays, Thursdays and a few other random days here and there. This weekend I was able to get out and shoot photos on day one and then hopped on for a day of cat skiing at Grand Targhee on day two. Weekend Day 1 (Wednesday January 19th): [...]
By Mikey | Published: January 13, 2011
Here is POV of a super fun line I skied the other day. This run/area on the north side of Peaked Ridge at Grand Targhee is called Cornice Interruptus. Enjoy! Mikey
By Mikey | Published: January 6, 2011
On December 30th Michelle and I set out for Teton Pass to meet her friends Rachel, Miles, Dan and Mark. Knowing only a few minor details, I had managed to gather that we were cooking breakfast somewhere along the way….hints were that we stopped and grab a few items to contribute. Only problem was that this meant we had to hike [...]