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‘Blizzard of Aahhh’s’: ‘Punk’ antiheroes propelled skiing’s extreme generation

( CNN) It was the movie that inspired a generation of skiers and popularise the concept of “extreme” skiing. It introduced mohawked bad-boy Glen Plake, a self-confessed drink-and-drug-fueled punk rocker, and showcased the cliff-jumping prowess of Scot Schmidt. Follow @cnnsport And it foreground the stimulates and freedom of France’s Chamonix valley, all set to a … Read More