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Teaser Episode 1: Japan Episode 2: Dubai Episode 3: IcelandIts 2 a.m. and the sun has just set below the Arctic horizon. Were in the Westfjords, the roughest, most remote part of Iceland. Im groggy and jet lagged. Iceland is void of darkness in the spring and we are sleeping in an abandoned...
Fall is the time of the year for strange rail setups in the woods, which is what went into this new episode of Line Traveling Circus, which dropped on Sunday. Sometimes you end up doing things you never would have thought possible. All it takes is for one person to jokingly suggest something and it...
With a victory at the 2012 Red Bull Cold Rush and a segment in "WE," the newest film from Poor Boyz Productions, 23-year-old Dane Tudor has prospered in his film and competition career for one main reason: his unmatched fluency in both park and big mountain skiing. There are only a handful of people...
In December, a new grassroots tour will be traveling to East Coast ski areas. Its called the Tell-A-Friend Tour and the plan is relatively simple: Meet a group of pro skiers and friends at a local ski shop, drive to the ski hill, rip around all day, then win free stuff through raffles, and more. Ill...
This past summer, Vermonts Mad River Glen ski area, known for its legendary steeps and trees, all-natural snow conditions and its cooperative ownership, became the first ski area in the U.S. to be listed as a historic district in the National Register of Historic Places. The designation encompasses...
Wednesdays can be a little dull sometimes. Theyre the middle of the week; Friday still seems like a long ways to go. But thanks to Tom Wallisch, Wednesdays have gotten a little bit brighter. His webisode series Wednesdays with Wallisch returns for its third season in December, and will drop on the...
French freeskier Richard Permin had a big season last winter: He filmed in Alaska for Matchstick Productions "Superheroes of Stoke," a segment that won him the Best Single Shot award at the International Freeski Film Festival in Annecy, France. In this interview with him, which is part of the new...
If the words "speak softly and shred the P-Tex out of big sticks" apply to any rising athlete in big mountain skiing, its Mat Jackson, whose aggressive style on the mountain betray his quiet demeanor off the snow. Last winter, Jackson earned a couple of top 15 finishes on the Freeskiing World Tour,...
This Thanksgiving, as we head into yet another winter, we asked a handful of X Games freeskiing athletes what theyre especially thankful for at this time of year. Heres what they said. "I love Thanksgiving because I can tell everybody how thankful I am that they are in my life without being weird....
Chris Rubens On the road with freeskier Chris Rubens. Gallery In early December, pro freeskier Chris Rubens, as well as skier Greg Hill and mountain guides Marty Schaffer and Kevin Hjertaas, will be leading a freeski camp in the backcountry of Rogers Pass, British Columbia (the camp is already...