TGR is proud to announce that "The Big One" will be showing at the Snow Film Festival in NYC. "The Big One" is a compilation of 10 years of TGR’s most epic ski and snowboard moments.
The Snow Film Festival NYC opening night is only one week away, guaranteeing to stoke out Manhattan like never before with 2010 best ski and snowboard films. We have films from Standard, Absinthe, Level 1, Alterna, TGR and many more so now's your chance to get tickets while they last at snowfilmfestivalnyc.com. Dont regret it, Nov 19th and 20th is going to start the east coast snow season off with a bang.
Use the promo code SFFRIEND10 online for $5 off tickets!
I give up. I admit defeat. After twenty-two years I realize that my dream of becoming a pro skier is over. Never will I grace the cover of Powder Mag and you will definitely not see me in a segment of Almost Ablaze. That’s fine—life has other plans for me. As I reflect back on why this happened I have to place the blame on two people: my mom and dad. Not because they didn’t sign me up for ski school or drive me up to the mountains of New England each winter, but because they named me
“Duck!” my partner, Ben, told me as he tightened the rope that connected us. I buried my head into my chest as a waterfall of heavy, cold snow cascaded around me. It collected everywhere there was space: in between my sunglasses, down my jacket, and in my helmet. "Is this what a river rock feels like as water flows undisturbed by its presence?” I thought to myself as I waited for it to end.My existence on this wall of ice on the final pitch of the Chevy Couloir on the Grand Teton was
Cody Townsend and company head uphill towards the Aemmer Couloir. Bjarne Salen photo. An average day on the job for Cody Townsend used to involve being whisked atop a peak or ridge by a helicopter, ripping pow all the way down, and then doing it all over again. These days, however, a day on the job is more likely to include a pre-sunrise wake-up, a long hike, some mediocre-at-best skiing, and then another long hike back to the car. What could possibly trigger such a