Posts ByCody Borchers, Author at Mountain Sledder
My first ride in the mountains was in 1997 aboard my ’97 Polaris XLT. Riding the backcountry in the mountains was a whole new experience. That feeling of being able to go anywhere was so powerful. There were so many new challenges: obstacles to navigate, sidehill manoeuvres to learn and jumps that called to be hit.
The top athletes in any sport have a certain expectation to perform, even if it is mostly pressure that they put on themselves to do so. This winter’s conditions would not have made it any easier for the sponsored guys to deliver at such a high level, but Cody Borchers shows us …
I came sliding to a stop on my right side with the sled across from me – upside down and running. All I could think was “Are you f*#&ing kidding me……”