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Chris French
Chris French is the founder and president of the world's largest club for LGBT skiers and snowboarders, Ski Bums, which hosts social events and group trips to all the world's best ski resorts. He has written for Compete Magazine, QueerSighted and Out Traveler. Originally from rural Illinois, he lives in New York City. Follow Ski Bums on Twitter @skibums.

Entries by Chris French

Ten Secrets To Find The Perfect Ski Condo

(0) Comments | Posted January 10, 2016 | 7:15 PM


When you unlock the door on any ski resort condo, you're guaranteed at least some element of surprise. Still, I don't think anyone could have adequately prepared me for the hilarity at my very first rental. It was in Vail, Colorado. Our three-bedroom...

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Why It Matters That Gus Kenworthy Came Out

(0) Comments | Posted October 27, 2015 | 3:31 PM


"It's 2015. Why does this still matter? Does anyone even care anymore?"

If that's your general response when some new public figure announces to the media that he or she is gay or lesbian, I understand. Maybe all your friends are progressive. Maybe...

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Your Cataclysmic Nightmare Is My Powdery Paradise

(5) Comments | Posted February 26, 2013 | 5:51 PM

When a huge winter storm hits, my Facebook friends fall into two camps. They may post identical status updates -- "We're about to get 15 inches of snow!" -- but for the first camp, it's a cry of cataclysmic horror. For them, winter storms are transportation nightmares that the Weather...

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