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Gigi Rüf

Photograph By Carlos Blanchard / www.carlosblanchard.com

I had the chance to join Gigi Rf and the Slash guys in Arlberg, exploring new areas that had yet to be ridden. After a long build, I wandered up higher and I knew it was not the best place to be, so close to some falling rocks that at one point I could even hear the breath of an ibex a few meters above me. Getting some good photos at the end was maybe not worth it for the risk we sometimes take out there. Next time, maybe I'll need to find a better way. -- Carlos Blanchard