BIG AIR DAVE IS BACK for more fun this season! Dave was so stoked to be back skiing and filming for episode 1. There were tons of fans at Boston Mills and Brandywine asking for pictures and yelling Dave's name off the lift. It's super rad that he's become a local legend of sorts. Between some ridiculous snowblade stunts and some trademark crashes you'll find a plenty of laughs in episode 1:
On our second film session, Dave found that the snowmaking crew had blown an insane amount of snow into the park, limiting the selection of features available. That wouldn't stop Dave, though, who found some natural features to overshoot! Cameraman Ben also joined in on the crash and bail fun, learning that there is no bad type of gnarly:
Stay shredding 'till the next time, guys!
Black Diamond Equipment has initiated talks with US Consumer Protection Agency to issue a voluntary recall on all Pieps DSP avalanche beacons, in a formal response to a design issue that can accidentally lead to the beacon switching out of transmit mode. The issue almost cost TGR athlete Nick McNutt his life in an avalanche accident last winter. On the commonly used Pieps DSP Ice, DSP Sport and DSP Pro, the switch that changes the beacon from off to transmit to receive can easily get damaged
If there’s one thing Owen Leeper is known for, it’s his knack for hitting absolutely GIGANTIC cliffs on his skis. This year, with an epically deep snowpack in the Tetons, he kept up that trend, hitting some classic airs around Grand Targhee before stepping up to a truly massive one this week. Even more mind-blowing is the fact that Leeper sent a massive frontflip off the lip, something he claims actually makes it easier. With airs this size, Leeper says he has to commit to landing on his