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Skiing lost a legend today. RIP JP Auclair. Your love and passion for skiing will never be forgotten. 

The ski community lost two legends today. Actually, scratch that, the world lost two amazing humans. JP Auclair and Andres Fransson were reportedly killed by an avalanche while climbing a couloir in Chile. JP — largely responsible for freestyle skiing’s existence in its current form — was always a step ahead of the curve, whether it was pioneering urban, taking park tricks to the backcountry, or in more recent years, honing his mountaineering skills.
The first time I ever saw JP was on an episode of Pontiac World of Skiing circa 1998-ish. The show was complete crap, but as a young die-hard skier during the pre-internet era, I would sit through hours of Steve Podborski’s tips on how to arc the perfect turn on a groomer in hopes of a few seconds of powder or hucking cliffs. On this particular episode I hit the jackpot — they were doing a feature on the New Canadian Air Force. During the segment they showed JP, sporting his signature pom-pom toque, doing a backflip mute grab in Whistler’s (snowboard) park. I promptly ran up to my parent’s closet and dug out my mom’s old-school pom-pom toque, that up until that moment I thought was super lame. The following summer, I spent hundreds of hours at my friend’s pool perfecting backflip mute grabs off the diving board. After many back slaps, and swallowing a lot of chlorinated water, I took the trick to snow and landed it. While wearing my old-school pom-pom toque, of course.
Rest in peace, JP. Even though I never met you, your skiing and creativity had a huge influence on me. I’ll be sure to huck a backflip or two for you this winter.
- Gio
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