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 2013
By Mikey | Published: January 22, 2013
Over the past month or so I have become more and more familiar with Alyeska Resort. Now that mother nature has begun to allow ski patrol to gradually open more terrain, it has become very apparent why skiers and riders from this area are so good. Alyeska basically has what I have called “The Jackson Hole Effect”, meaning by [...]