Travis Poulin


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The Sky-Hi News
WP Big Mountain Team heads to Whistler Blackcomb |

The Winter Park Big Mountain Team will compete in the 2016 IFSA North American Junior Freeride Championships on April 6-9 at Whistler Blackcomb. The top 160 athletes from big mountain teams across the U.S. and Canada will be competing based on national and regional rankings.

The Sky-Hi News
WP freestylers take part in virtual competition |

Several young Winter Park skiers recently competed in a unique Slopestyle competition called the North Face Park and Pipe Open Series. (PPOS). The PPOS is a virtual competition where competitors send in footage of tricks and technique for different categories.

The Sky-Hi News
Poulin: Powder Addiction a unique way to experience backcountry |

Powder Addiction catskiing offers access to backcountry terrain on Jones Pass under the knowledge of professionals, and access to proper safety equipment. Skiers meet at Jones Pass trailhead at 8:30 for check in and to receive the backcountry gear necessary for the trip including a beacon and a backpack containing a shovel and probe.

The Sky-Hi News
Poulin: Big mountain skiing on the rise at Winter Park Resort |

Big mountain skiing is gaining popularity in Winter Park's Competition Center. Big mountain is when athletes navigate natural terrain including tress cliffs, chutes, drops, etc, using creativity and style. Most competitors have a solid background in ski racing , but want to test their skills on more extreme terrain.

2016 IFSA Avalanche Awareness Program Off to a Great Start

Written on . by Travis Poulin With the help of industry partners, the IFSA renewed its commitment to athlete education with the kick-off of IFSA Avalanche Awareness Month. Now in its second year, the program has expanded to offer educational opportunities ranging from the classroom to a full Level I course in the field.

The Sky-Hi News
Fraser Valley hockey program on the power play |

When you think of Grand County you probably don't think Hockey Town, USA. But the growing youth program has just come off a successful season that exceeded the expectations of players and coaches. Having been part of a hockey program in high school that was not taken seriously at first, I know the frustration and effort needed to become successful and earn respect.

Backcountry Access
BCA and IFSA Launch 2016 Freeskiing Comp Avy Education Program -

For Team Summit, it wasn't all Powerpoint and snow pits. The team spent lots of time on snow choosing and riding terrain appropriate for the current avalanche conditions by Travis Poulan For our second year running, Backcountry Access is the official "education sponsor" of the International Freeskiers and Snowboarders Association (IFSA).

The Sky-Hi News
Poulin: The Icebox offers skating for everyone |

Icebox ice rink has skating and hockey programs for all skill levels and abilities. The Icebox offers everything you need to get started including skate and stick rentals. The rentals include both hockey and figure skates. Many ski teams find the "open ice" and "stick and puck" to be a great team activity.

Keystone Mountain Blog
A51 Update: Lower Main Street is Open for Business

By Travis Poulin A51 has gone big with the expansion of Lower Main Street. Cruising down Maine Street is no Sunday drive though as the features are huge! If you have what it takes, go check out the return of the A51 basketball hoop bonk, a large pole jam with plenty of potential for air, ...
A51 Update

More Jumps, A New Alley, and Features for Everyone By Travis Poulin Keystone's Park Crew is at it again with a makeover for The Alley. With the creativeness and professional terrain park engineering of A51 it's no wonder why it's rated one of the best parks in the US.
A51 Park Update

Stomp Your Landing on the Park Lane Triple Line A51 continues to stand out among other parks with new features constantly opening. After much hard work from Keystone's park crew, A51 has expanded with the addition of jump 3 in Park Lane. All three jumps are now open, and at 30, 33, and 37 ...

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