Fransson skis first descent on Denali
Swede Andreas Fransson called 'the best extreme skier in Chamonix'
The most significant ski mountaineering news this past spring came from a bold, 28-year-old Swedish alpinist and extreme skier who shattered the upper half of his body one year ago in the French Alps, breaking his neck and 15 other bones in a 600-foot fall after he was ripped off his rappel by a wet-slab avalanche.
Andreas Fransson, whose recent feats in Chamonix have put him at the forefront of the most dangerous game on snow, recovered from his 2010 accident on the Aguille Verte to ...
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