Snowboarder Jess Kimura: the Kunoichi Rider

Christine Cauble | May 3rd, 2010 - 9:54 am
Snowboarder Jess Kimura: the Kunoichi Rider

In the Japanese culture, the Kunoichi is the term for a female ninja – the kanji characters that make up the name, ‘ku no ichi’ mean “talent” …but literally translate into “9 and 1″. Some experts say that extra “1” in the mix is to represent our additional female…um…orifice that the guys don’t have. Our […]

Adrien Picks Ice as her Sending Device.

Christine Cauble | April 25th, 2010 - 5:05 am
Adrien Picks Ice as her Sending Device.

With a smile warm enough to dangerously melt the ice she uses to ascend high peaks, ┬áit’s evident that Adrien Erlandson is far from some static snowgirl. That’s why when I initially laid eyes on photographs my friend Matt shot of her working out a route from her Taiwan trip; chalked up hands rubbing together […]