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    Jeremie Heitz - La Liste

    My apologies if this is old news. It's hot summer in NZ, and I've been stuck in surf mode.

    If you haven't seen this, however, do it now. Big, steep, super aesthetic lines skied at unfathomable speed. I can't wait to see the whole film.

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3-TXEUb97Wk

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    Heitz is such a madman.

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    Heitz is awesome. Was painful to see him edged off a FWT win yet again. Also cool to see Anthamatten in that trailer, love watching him rip the steeps.

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    They were talking about this during his run at the FWT... I have been meaning to queue it up.

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    Cannot wait to see this.
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    And there will come a day when our ancestors look back...........

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    Proof that Heitz is a 7th level Jedi master:


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    Heitz & Anthamatten are not from Tellus.

    Insanity.

    The floggings will continue until morale improves.

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    La Liste will be available to the masses on the 19th of November - good news.

    http://www.laliste-film.com/

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    Awesome.. I checked the other week and there wasn't any news.
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    ^^Thanks for the bump. Been looking forward to this.
    "Alpine rock and steep, deep powder are what I seek, and I will always find solace there." - Bean Bowers

    photos

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    Quote Originally Posted by Island Bay View Post
    La Liste will be available to the masses on the 19th of November - good news.

    http://www.laliste-film.com/
    Good to know.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Island Bay View Post
    La Liste will be available to the masses on the 19th of November - good news.

    http://www.laliste-film.com/
    Few films make it to my Will-Buy-ASAP list. This is one of them.

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    It is streaming now:
    http://www.redbull.tv/video/AP-1PMT7S62N1W11/la-liste

    film is definitely worth watching and quite well made imo, but I'm a bit conflicted about the whole thing. He is pushing very, very hard, both the general limits and his luck. They show one near miss where he skis onto a patch of ice, loses a ski and manages to self arrest. Antermatten bails on Obergabelhorn because of the conditions (which seems pretty telling, considering his track record) while Heitz continues and skis it. Everything kind of looks like pow from a distance because he's going so fast and scrapes off some snow, but mostly it's pretty damn firm. The POV shots look real sketchy a few times. It's a huge achievement for sure, but I kinda hope he stops going down this particular path now that he's done the film and made a bit of skiing history. This doesn't seem like the kind of skiing that is survivable in the long run, no matter how good you are.
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    Unbelievable

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    Quote Originally Posted by klar View Post
    It is streaming now:
    http://www.redbull.tv/video/AP-1PMT7S62N1W11/la-liste

    film is definitely worth watching and quite well made imo, but I'm a bit conflicted about the whole thing. He is pushing very, very hard, both the general limits and his luck. They show one near miss where he skis onto a patch of ice, loses a ski and manages to self arrest. Antermatten bails on Obergabelhorn because of the conditions (which seems pretty telling, considering his track record) while Heitz continues and skis it. Everything kind of looks like pow from a distance because he's going so fast and scrapes off some snow, but mostly it's pretty damn firm. The POV shots look real sketchy a few times. It's a huge achievement for sure, but I kinda hope he stops going down this particular path now that he's done the film and made a bit of skiing history. This doesn't seem like the kind of skiing that is survivable in the long run, no matter how good you are.
    +1
    one or two times i was like: woah! don't do that boy! when antamatten bailed Iwas basically thinking: No way ANYONE should ski that. He IS that good.
    It's a war of the mind and we're armed to the teeth.

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    Quote Originally Posted by subtle plague View Post
    +1
    one or two times i was like: woah! don't do that boy! when antamatten bailed Iwas basically thinking: No way ANYONE should ski that. He IS that good.
    He is, but I don't feel good about his future. Losing that ski made me cringe.

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    Only managed to watch 15 minutes (at work), but was almost in tears; so beautiful and so scary. A pleasure to watch something so extreme (hate that word, but this is), yet there's no chest beating or dick waving.

    It'll be hard to beat, and I sincerely hope nobody dies trying. Please dial it back a bit, Jeremie and Sam.

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    On a long enough time line, the survival rate for everyone drops to zero.

    But if you're doing stuff like this, it's a very short time line. No matter how much skill you have, you're always rolling the dice. There could be a lurking patch of ice anywhere.

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    It is great to watch Europeans moving and skiing in big mountains. At a fraction of the risk it would still be some of the most impressive skiing (and mountain environment) footage in the world today. This kind of production really makes you feel involved. It isn't American porn.

    But some of this stuff borders on recreational suicide. He seems happy enough, and it is his life. There is no such thing as luck in games of probability.

    Grey hair caution v.s kid's desires at 4:45 was one of the better moments.

    I hope Xavier backs off and lives a long life.
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    Amazing to watch someone ski at that ability. He skis in a way that I can't even begin to fathom, and never will. High risk for sure but I enjoyed every second of it.

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    Jeremie Heitz - La Liste

    Quote Originally Posted by neck beard View Post
    I hope Xavier backs off and lives a long life.
    I believe he already has. He's had some pretty introspective thoughts lately along these lines.

    I like your comment about 'not American porn' - theres a relief of humility in it for sure.

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    Good to hear about Xavier. He should be part of The Living History.

    Quote Originally Posted by Lindahl View Post
    theres a relief of humility in it for sure.
    The Timeline series was a predecessor to that. Glad it continues. I wonder how mountain-human-engaging backcountry films can exist without the, quite literally, death defying skiing? No one would find it entertaining, at least not enough to justify the budget. It is a shame, as there is a whole genre mostly unexplored by those outfits with big budgets and high-end production values. Powder Whores were one of the few who have come close, at least at the the homebrew level, and even they had a GBOGH bias.
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    Quote Originally Posted by neck beard View Post
    There is no such thing as luck in games of probability.
    As someone who counts cards I couldn't disagree more. But I think I agree with your intentions with that statement. You will lose eventually no matter how much the cards are stacked in your favor.

    With blackjack you get to play another hand, with skiing not so much.

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    Mind boggling skiing skills, but watching the movie almost made me feel guilty. I cannot imagine skiing with so few turns on such steep faces.

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    Amazing skiing and mountains. I don't think I've said " wholly fuck" so much in one film. The speed at which he skis such big lines is truly amazing.

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