David Sword


The Other David is a ski industry lifer, former PSIA Alpine Examiner, USSA Coach, climbing guide and ski builder. His resume includes extensive time skiing and climbing in the High Sierra and the Cascades. Balancing life as a freelance writer his travel destinations include New Zealand, SE Asia, Kingdom of Bhutan, and Europe.

WHIPS: 80’s Rock Hopper Singlespeed, Alchemy Arktos 29, Kona Honzo ST, OPEN UP custom

STICKS: Black Crows Orb Freebird, Black Crows Corvus-Freebird, Black Crows Serpo (o how I luv this ski!)

FAVORITE TRAIL: Home dirt of Mt. Hood, Met-Win and Mrazek. In winter, any path leading to fresh lines.

“Knowledge without mileage is bullshit.” Henry Rollins