Picture 1. Avalanche (Image Credit: Simon Desmarais/Flickr/Creative Commons) Geophysical mass flows, such as snow avalanches, are a major hazard in mountainous areas and have a significant impact on the infrastructure, economy, and tourism of such regions. Every year avalanches claim lives of people across the world. Obtaining a thorough understanding of the dynamics of snow avalanches is crucial for saving lives […]
Sierra Quitiquit has released a teaser of her new film “How Did I Get Here”, detailing her journey onto the world stage as a professional skier and model. It looks to us like she truly got the best of both worlds — while skiing 4,000-foot lines in Iceland for Warren Miller’s Ticket to Ride last winter, her campaign with American Eagle was plastered on a billboard in Times Square. The 25-year-old Park City native also models for Lulu Lemon, Nike, and adidas. But Sierra’s heart lies in skiing — the newly minted pro-skier recently landed sponsorships with big brands like Volkl, Oakley, Bern and Spyder.