About Time — Wayne Wong, Craig Kelly in the Ski Hall of FameBy Michael Frank on November 9th, 2012
You might be too young to know Wayne Wong, but you better know Craig Kelly. All the radness that broke with previously stuffy Eurocentric tight-assed ski tradition started with freestylers like Wong, who showed that air, bumps, and ridiculous coolness mattered on the slopes. The inventor of the famous “Wong Banger” and a star of countless skiing movies, Wong packaged his fame into being a true ambassador for skiing and continues to this day to convey his passion and enjoyment for the benefit of ski sports across the country. As for Kelly, the stylish smooth snowboarding legend who died in an avalanche in 2003, his impact on the sport was every bit as big as Wong’s, and his inclusion is way overdue — but awesome to see. Via Snow Pros.
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