Like everyone in the ski industry, DPS is saddened at the loss of Shane McConkey. He was a pioneer and inspiration to all in the sport. He progressed big-mountain riding to new levels and also the skis we ride today. Our thoughts go out at this time to his family. His death, like many great influential innovators, came far too early. Shane McConkey was 39. There is a memorial website live that also has opportunities to help the McConkey family, visit it here.MSP has also has a tribute up for Shane, you can read more about his passing and life here.