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This weekend, on January 20th, the snowboarding community was loudly showing their love for the legend and snowboard pioneer Craig Kelly. Craig passed away on January 20th, 2003 at age 36 from an avalanche. He is known as the 'God father of free riding'. For more than 15 years, Craig Kelly made a lasting impact on the world of snowboarding. He transitioned into backcountry guiding with a primary base in British Columbia after becoming a four-time World Champion, a three-time U.S. Open Champion, a three-time Baker Banked Slalom Champion, among other accolades. Craig's riding style, innovative ideas, and unwavering passion for the mountains have played a significant role in shaping the essence of snowboarding, leaving an enduring influence on both the sport and the industry.

To see the current snowboard community commemorate the impact that Craig Kelly had on the sport of snowboarding and in turn each individual who is involved in the sport is very heartwarming. It goes to show that no one should ever forget where they came from, and where the thing they love came from, and what it is all really about.

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Thank you Craig Kelly and thank you snowboarding <3

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