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From 1972 to 1986 I lived in New Zealand. In the winter of 1981, this normally peaceful country was torn asunder by, of all things, a rugby match. The government of the day had allowed the Springboks, South Africa’s national rugby team, to tour New Zealand. Never have I seen a nation so divided by […]

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  Get ready for a compendium of the wildest true tales by the greatest ski and snowboard writers. Tales of jail, of humiliation, of skiing through gunfire, snowboarding through pain, getting crushed by avalanche, threatened by authorities, and nearly killing a couple of high-rolling ski students from Hong Kong. Here’s how it started… On October […]

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