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 2011
By Mikey | Published: February 25, 2011
Well, where to begin….? Lets rewind about 10 days. A pretty good lookin storm cycle begins to make its way into the region. What was thought to be a bit of snow accumulation here and there turned into feet of snow over night and rates up to 2 inches an hour during the day. [...]
By Mikey | Published: February 2, 2011
Man on man has it been cold. -41 deg F on my morning sweep yesterday while working ski patrol at the Ghee. Unfortunately the cold has forced a bit of down time from the usual routine, but given me a chance to reflect on the past few weeks. There are features and lines skiable right now [...]