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National Geographic Agrees: “Skiing is a Way of Life”

November 26th, 2013  |  by  |  published in Blog | Comments Off on National Geographic Agrees: “Skiing is a Way of Life”

National Geographic Agrees: “Skiing is a Way of Life”

by Debbie Vance National Geographic’s December issue highlights an article entitled, “First Skiers” by Mark Jenkins, photographs by Jonas Bendiksen. The tagline reads: “The origin of the sport may lie in remote Chinese mountains, where skiing is still a way of life.” Place: Altay Mountains in western China Temperature: Negative 38 degrees Fahrenheit Equipment: “Handmade skis […]

A Soul Skier Speaks: Interview with David Rothman

October 21st, 2013  |  by  |  published in Blog | 1 Comment »

A Soul Skier Speaks: Interview with David Rothman

by Debbie Vance David Rothman joins us today with a few words of wisdom re: skiing, poetry, and life. All of which—might I add—he seems to have mastered on some intrinsic level. I have met few people for whom life is so full of intention. Rothman unites poetry, prose, and skiing with unparalleled gusto and, […]

The Soulful Language of Skiing

October 14th, 2013  |  by  |  published in Blog | Comments Off on The Soulful Language of Skiing

The Soulful Language of Skiing

by Debbie Vance David Rothman’s collection of mountain tales and ski essays, Living the Life, hits the shelves November 5th and will fill a regrettable hole in literature—namely, the absence of a written corpus dedicated to skiing, dedicated to revealing the intimate connection between skier, sport, mountain, and other snow/topography/thrill/ski aficionados. With magazines like Powder, […]

Living the Life: Tales from America’s Mountains & Ski Towns

September 25th, 2013  |  by  |  published in David J. Rothman, Non-fiction | 13 Comments »

Living the Life: Tales from America’s Mountains & Ski Towns

Thinking about my own romance with the alpine world over the years has led me to discover one of the places where cause and effect come together. I may not be able to see this place of fusion clearly, or all at once, but it does exist and I can certainly sense it. This book is […]

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