Tribute Video for Fallen Freerider Jordi Tenas | RIP

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On September 20th, 2013 a large avalanche struck Jordi Tenas’ tent during the night as he camped out near his beloved Torrecillas, in Las Leñas, Argentina.  The avalanche took Jordi’s life and left his good friend Txema buried for 15 hours before rescuers recovered him alive.

Jordi’s was a Catalan from Barcelona, Spain and had been visiting the Pyrenees mountains with his parents since he was a small child.

Jordi Tenas.  photo:  Txema Trull
Jordi Tenas. photo: Txema Trull

Jordi loved Las Leñas, had spent the past 5 seasons there, and even reported it as his home mountain when at competitions.  Jordi will be greatly missed by the freeride communities in Las Leñas, the Pyrenees, and beyond.

Jordi Tenas.  photo:  Txema Trull
Jordi Tenas. photo: Txema Trull

Learn more about the avalanche that took Jordi from us:

Freeskier Jordi Tenas Dies in Avalanche in Las Leñas, Argentina | Friend Survives 15-Hrs Under Snow


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One thought on “Tribute Video for Fallen Freerider Jordi Tenas | RIP

  1. Although I am not a skier and did not know Mr. Tenas personally, I can appreciate his incredible athletism and sheer joy of life exuded from him as he challenges, toys and conquers the mountains in this posted video. Always a sad to see an incredible, gifted individual taken in the prime of his or her life. To his family, friends and love ones, please accept condolences from a stranger for your deep lost.

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    Khalik Alexander

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