Wednesday, April 01, 2009


RIP Shane McConkey

Shane McConkey was one of the great big mountain skiers. He was instrumental in ski design and eventually decided to ski off a mountain with a parachute strapped to his back. He pushed the envelope of skiing and human achievement. He was skiing in the Dolomites in Italy, did a double back flip and his chute failed to open. He is survived by his wife Sherry and daughter Ayla.

For a brief glimpse into who Shane was, please check out the Outside Online tribute.

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