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Chris Davenport recorded a Telluride Helitrax (heli-skiing) bombing mission for us all to enjoy, and he urges everyone to put their sound up for this one.
The famous big-mountain skier wrote below the video, posted to IG yesterday, "So awesome to be in Telluride and catch a classic @telluridehelitrax bombing mission on Ajax PK. Heads up Colorado!"
Ajax Peak is an iconic mountain that towers over the town of Telluride.
Chris Davenport, a two-time World Champion skier, and one of the premier big mountain skiers in the world, shares the video for us to enjoy,
It is not uncommon, during avalanche control like this, to witness a crowd gathered on East Colorado Avenue in Telluride to witness the sliding snow.
Another angle of the avalanche control, with exciting sounds, too!
In 2007, Chris became the first person to ski all fifty-four of Colorado’s 14,000-foot peaks in less than one year. Chris also has numerous first descents of peaks around the globe under his belt, and recently guided and skied on Mt. Everest.
As you might expect, he gets a fair bit of screen time, too: Chris has been featured in over thirty ski films by Warren Miller and Matchstick Productions.
Besides being an athlete, Davenport is a TV commentator for ESPN, ABC sports, and Outside Television, and is often an Olympic and World Cup announcer for ski racing events.
He is also a public speaker on risk management, the author of two coffee-table books celebrating North America’s mountains, Ski The 14ers and Fifty Classic Ski Descents of North America.
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