I dont know if its just a French thing but Courchevels Marie discovered quickly that hiring a guy to parade around a black bear for the womens FIS world cup giant slalom isnt the most politically correct thing nowadays. After posting images on Facebook a torrent of negative messages arrived which resulted in the removal of the post.
Here is a sample
As a way to emphasis my 150 days of winter project I decided to wrap my RAV4 in a snow camo wrap as an homage (piss take) to Jon Olsson who drives around Monaco in his camo wrapped ski box carrying Lamborghini.
A normal person would pay a company to do this. Not me. A) I dont have the budget. B) I'm very hands on.
So I brought some Avery Dennison vinyl and undertook an
(Courchevel pre-season opening)
For the last 5 years Courchevel has opened its slope(s) for a free day in November. This is a good thing.
This year Courchevel and the whole Savoie region has been consumed by a winter storm and has seen record snow falls for November. In the past two days I alone have seen 50cm of snow on my official met-office balcony railing. Unfor
Before I start I would like to say Im not so much going after the world snow awards Im just using them as an example of why these types of awards are meaningless.
Most awards are created by one of two means, A public or private vote.
Both of these are basically the same with a few exceptions.
The private vote has a smaller but more informed voting base and is