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PDF Þ BOOK White Planet FREE ´ GOPROLED · [PDF / Epub] ☆ White Planet: A Mad Dash through Modern Global Ski Culture By Leslie Anthony – Goproled.co.uk Writer and adventurer Leslie Anthony has spent his life on two planks racing down hills searching for the next perfect ride His real baptism however began in the early niWriter and adventurer Leslie Anthony has spent his life on two planks racing down hills searching for the next perfect ride His real baptism however began in the early nineties when Alaska emerged as the ski worlds Next Big Thing Steep faces and vast tracks of powder snow were captured on film and beamed to audiences around the world The result was a freeskiing revolutionWith insight and humor White Planet traces an arc through the new ski culture in a rock n roll adventure that follows a diaspora to far flung corners of the globe Along the way Anthony introduces many of the daredevils visionaries and entrepreneurs who are bringing the sport to such unexpected places as Mexico China Lebanon and India Leslie Anthony does a nice job of describing the arc of ski culture from it's humble beginnings to the global enterprise is is today While not an exhaustive history he does a fine job of taking the reader from it's roots in Europe to the many far flung corners of the globe Along the way he recounts his personal experiences with a light touch never making himself the central character in the tale Most importantly there are enough vivid descriptions of actual skiing to serve up what most readers are looking for I suspect which is a chance to live vicariously through the adventures of a veteran ski writerThe destinations described in White Planet are not the ones you might expect While some of the action is set in expected locales like BC Austria and Switzerland the author introduces us to unexpected ski cultures Beginning with one of his early personal adventures on a volcano in Mexico he leads us to places from Newfoundland to Lebanon Japan to Kashmir Along this meandering route he provides fascinating insights to the evolution of the industry

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Writer and adventurer Leslie Anthony has spent his life on two planks racing down hills searching for the next perfect ride His real baptism however began in the early nineties when Alaska emerged as the ski worlds Next Big Thing Steep faces and vast tracks of powder snow were captured on film and beamed to audiences around the world The result was a freeskiing revolutionWith insight and humor White Planet traces an arc through the new ski culture in a rock n roll adventure that follows a diaspora to far flung corners of the globe Along the way Anthony introduces many of the daredevils visionaries and entrepreneurs who are bringing the sport to such unexpected places as Mexico China Lebanon and India A lot of the account were too similar despite being in different parts of the world was an attempt to unify the ski world don't see too many going to unknown resorts based on this book

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White Planet A Mad Dash through Modern Global Ski CultureWriter and adventurer Leslie Anthony has spent his life on two planks racing down hills searching for the next perfect ride His real baptism however began in the early nineties when Alaska emerged as the ski worlds Next Big Thing Steep faces and vast tracks of powder snow were captured on film and beamed to audiences around the world The result was a freeskiing revolutionWith insight and humor White Planet traces an arc through the new ski culture in a rock n roll adventure that follows a diaspora to far flung corners of the globe Along the way Anthony introduces many of the daredevils visionaries and entrepreneurs who are bringing the sport to such unexpected places as Mexico China Lebanon and India Fun read if you're into skiing at all and doubly so if you've been around as the ski culture blossomed in the '90's