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: December 2012
By Mikey | Published: December 31, 2012
Happy holidays! It has been a bit of a slow start, snow pack wise, here in the Chugach. However, Santa sure did what he could to help us with that! Alyeska has seen over 100 inches of snow in the past week. Though this obviously launched the avalanche danger to high, Alyeska has taken a [...]
By Mikey | Published: December 7, 2012
On November 24th, I arrived in Teton Valley after being away for 6 months. Doesn’t sound like that long, but I honesty think it might have been the longest single period of time I have spent away from the Tetons. Depending on how you look at it, that either says something pretty neat or pathetic. [...]