For the Love of Slalom
For the better part of two decades, Drew Ross has been one of the top skiers in the world, with a string of international and professional wins. 2008, however, marked a veritable turning point in Ross’ storied career. Six days after winning the MasterCraft Pro in Trophy Lakes, South Carolina, Ross sustained an injury that has left him sidelined since. Cutting to ball four at 39 1∕2 off, the rope inexplicably came off the pylon. The result was a badly broken ankle and a collapsed arch. Read the full story.