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Feb12th2016

For Mission Ridge, Bill Johnson was a keeper

By Steve Maher WENATCHEE — He could be so brash and such a rebel that he became known as the bad boy of skiing, the rogue of the slopes. That was the public image, at least. But those who knew the iconic Bill Johnson at Mission Ridge recall another side of his personality that often got lost once he rose to fame with a series of victories in 1984 that were unprecedented for an American skier. Johnson, who died Jan. 21 in the Portland area after several years of declining health due to a stroke, was a “puppy dog” beneath his cocky, determined, hard-to-get-along persona, they say.

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Jan28th2016

THE BREACH at Mission Ridge - 2016

After two weeks of prime snowmaking temps, riders converged from all parts of Washington to rip the snow-whale transitions. With a heavy line-up including Ian Key, Austin Hironaka, Mitch Richmond, Aaron Cardwell, Kurt Jenson, Pete Saari, Joey McGuire, Todd Schlosser, Mike Swearingen, Ben Maki, Stefan Krumm, Matt Wainhouse, Jesse Burtner, Kevin Hanson, Jacob Krugmire, Milo Malkoski, Keala Cole and Phil Hansen it was bound to be a good time. Everyone lapped, then hiked until the sun went down. To cap off an amazing day, Krush from Snowboy Productions gave out invites to Matt Wainhouse and Kurt Jenson to this year's Holy Bowly at Mammoth Mountain...well done guys!

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