Dan Egan, Extreme Skiing Pioneer [Bonus Episode #11]

This Ski Podcast Special features Dan Egan – a familiar name to anyone who’s watched a Warren Miller movie, or visited the Vermont stand at the London Ski Show over the years. Dan was Extreme skiing in the new world of VHS, leading the MTV generation of skiers

Dan was part of the original freeride scene, back when it was better known as ‘extreme’ skiing. and has just released a new book, Thirty Years in a White Haze, his story of worldwide adventure and the evolution of extreme skiing. 

  • Dan is based in Big Sky, Montana
  • Check out Big C couloir:
  • Mark Shapiro, John Faulkner were part of the Verbier posse
  • John Egan first starred for Warren Miller in 1979, with Dan joining in 1985
  • Both John and Dan started off in Sugarbush

“If everybody skied, there’d be no wars”

Hannes Schneider

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