VIDEO 2: Andreas Fransson skiing Poincenot, Patagonia
by Jack Geldard - UKC Chief Editor Dec/2012
This news story has been read 7,687 times
Popular News stories:
Related UKC News stories:
Andreas Fransson skiing the Whillans Ramp, Aguja Poincenot
UKC News, Dec 2012
© Bjarne Sahlen, Endlessflow
Last week we published an amazing video of Sweedish skier and climber Andreas Fransson on his expedition to Patagonia, South America (see the UKC News).
This is the second episode and shows Andreas skiing The Whillans Ramp on Aguja Poincenot.
VIDEO: Andreas Fransson: Patagonia Mountain Skiing (Part 2 of 2)
| Forums ( Read More... | 9 comments, 29 Dec 2012 )|
|Agreed. And if you look at his tracks on the upper section they are actually quite regular, rounded-out jump turns... Reminds me of a year or two ago when a couple of guys (Davide De Masi & co?) made a rare repeat...|
Pinch'a'salt - 28 Dec 2012
Amazing line - maybe one day it'll go 'free' but skiing needs people like Andreas to open new possibilities. Just like climbers opening new lines on big mountains that may later be 'freed' - this guy is pushing...
Henry Iddon - 28 Dec 2012
|If you read his blog, Andreas writes about just that issue: "It’s arguable if skiing on this level is skiing anymore and as I sidestepped about half the run I wouldn’t call it very stylish. On the other hand, in...|
feeblesmith - 27 Dec 2012
Controversial - but is that really skiing? A series of hops from one edge to the other - then rappelling down a particularly tricky section. Not exactly continuous, flowing and graceful. Don't get me wrong, it is bloody...
wibb20 - 27 Dec 2012
| Share this story on Facebook|
| This news story has been read 7,687 times|
|Return to News from December 2012|