Peter Shelton

Finding the Love Spot

Posted in Ski evolution, Watch columns by pshelton on December 23, 2009

I must be suggestible. I mean the type of person who is easily hypnotized.

My first day skiing this winter at Telluride, I skied very much the way John Clendenin would want me to ski. Clendenin was one of the first wave of pro freestylers in the 1970s—wild-haired and hugely-talented “hot-doggers” (Clendenin favored headbands and harlequin-striped stretch pants) who careened through moguls as if they were red-hot coals.

Calmer now, he lives in Aspen, (more…)

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