The next time you have trouble getting out of bed to make first chair, complain about a lack of snow, a broken binding, or your kids whining about heading into the lodge for hot chocolate, watch this and re-gain some perspective.
Here's Josh Dueck a paraplegic who broke his back during a skiing accident in 2004. Since then, his dream has been to once again do a flip on snow, a task he accomplished last Friday. Dueck became the first person to perform a backflip on snow in a Sit Ski.
Eric Wilbur is a lifelong recreational skier who spends most of his winter and spring in the mountains of New England. He does not ski in jeans. You can read more of Eric's work here.
Heather Burke is an award winning ski journalist with over a decade of ski news coverage. As a former ski instructor and a ski parent, she knows the ski biz from the inside out. She and her family visit New England ski resorts, as well as the West and Canada, to report on the latest trends and their best family finds. Her husband Greg takes all the accompanying photos, and their work can be seen at www.familyskitrips.com and www.luxuryskitrips.com.