January 15, 2013

January 15, 2013

This shot is SO Doug Coombs — tight, compact, flawless, and in control. It’s just a simple air, nothing fancy,


This shot is SO Doug Coombs — tight, compact, flawless, and in control. It’s just a simple air, nothing fancy, but that’s just the point: Graceful style never gets old. Even the two snowballs hovering in the air stop to watch.

Photo: Doug Coombs in the Crags, Jackson Hole, mid-1990s by Steve Casimiro

Steve Casimiro is the editor of Adventure Journal.
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  • David in Wyoming
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    Thanks for posting that. I was lucky enough to ski with him a couple of times and watched him many other times. My overriding thought was always, “How does he make it look so easy and smooth?….damn”

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