Behind The Schuss(ic)

By:  The F.I.S.
January 9, 2012 8:42 am | Category: General Interest, Quick Update, Skiing

People often ask us: “how does one go about famous internet skiing?” Well, today all of your questions will be answered. You see, this past weekend–lucky for you–the cameras were rolling, documenting the madness behind the schuss(ic).

Q: How do you get such bright clothes out on the hill all the time?

A: A lot of folks think we get love from Backcountry.com or Columbia Sports. The truth is though, we mostly ski in pajamas.
skiing in pajamas

Q: How do you forecast the weather so insanely accurately?!

A: We don’t just forecast the weather… Lionel actually makes it on occasion.
Lionel making weather

Q: How is it possible that you are constantly the raddest skiers and riders on the mountain?

A: Constant vigilance…
raddest rider on the mountain

…fresh wax daily…
fresh wax daily

…and tail gunning.
tail gunning

Q: How is FIS so incredibly pertinent in all times and eras?

A: We’re constantly checking Twitter for trending topics to match our stoke with the pulse of the nation as seen here.
matching our stoke to the pulse of the nation

Q: Did one of the FIS shoot the photo on the cover of Abbey Road?

A: No. We were on the short list, but at the last second our shot got scraped, and our idea was stolen by Paul and photographed Iain Macmillian. What a buncha jerks.
Abbey Road?

Hopefully that answers all your questions. I really can’t think of anything else off the top of my head. Thanks for reading FIS!

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6 Comments

  1. Adrian
    wrote on January 9th, 2012 at 12:05 pm  
    1

    Heh, good stuff. Glad to see the FIS still having fun with the subpar winter. Let’s hope that changes soon!

  2. Robert
    wrote on January 9th, 2012 at 12:49 pm  
    2

    Good fun guys.

    Any info on the changes in the AO?

    • Anonymous
      wrote on January 13th, 2012 at 8:57 am  
      3

      looks to go negative in a “transitiony” (TM) way

  3. Sofia - Go Ski Magazine
    wrote on January 10th, 2012 at 7:21 am  
    4

    Haha fun post! Love the photos.

  4. Anonymous
    wrote on January 10th, 2012 at 2:14 pm  
    5

    AJ looks like “backcountry” in the “backcountry or groomer” BD Ad

  5. Butch Chamberlain
    wrote on January 13th, 2012 at 12:29 pm  
    6

    And the hits keep right on coming :)

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