Tim Durtschi has been pushing the frontier of backcountry freestyle longer that almost anyone out there. From his groundbreaking switch skiing in 44 Days to his double cork over Chad's Gap in 2010 to his podiums at Red Bull Linecatcher, Tim has been able to successfully meld two genres of skiing - freestyle and big mountain - like few others. His career didn't slow down this past year at all, either, as his closing segment in Way Of Life won him a Best Male Performance from the Powder Video Awards. From AK to Austria and back, Tim showed his genius in freestyle-able terrain as much as in no-fall straight-line chutes.
Taking all this in from the perspective of his
"I like the Action Cam because it's light weight and easy to use while I'm out skiing. SONY has been great listening to its audience - at TGR's
The new Action Cam will be available in March for around $299.99 and will offer the following features:
•Advanced image stabilization adjusts to vibration
•New splash-proof body with tripod mount
•Built-in WiFi to view and control via smartphone or Live View Remote, which can wirelessly control up to 5 Action Cams at once.
•Shoot pro quality video in XAVC-S 60p (50 Mbps)
•Plot location and display telemetry with built-in GPS
•Exmor R® CMOS sensor for better low light shooting
•Ultra wide 170° pro quality Carl Zeiss® Vario-Tessar® lens
•High quality 13.5-megapixel still images in photo mode
•Intelligent Auto (60 different scene combinations possible)
•Color settings with 'Neutral' and 'Vivid' color options
•Summer 2014 software update will enable wireless live video streaming
Check out Sony's website for the new Action Cam and keep your fingers on the pulse of Tim's Instagram and Twitter feeds, as wells as his Durtschi Diaries video blog, to keep up with the Durtschi POV feed all winter long...
If you were born a boy in the Swiss mountains during the 1950s, chances are high you had dreams of becoming a mountain guide. Rey “Reto” Keller was one of those young boys with aspirations of one day guiding, growing up in the lower part of the Engadin Valley in a multi-generational family of guides. “Guiding was part of our family. As a boy, you had a stamp on your forehead when you were little–you were becoming a guide. It was kinda mandatory and traditional,” says Keller. But Keller is
If the world’s most famous ski resort, Whistler Blackcomb, hasn’t been on your bucket list, you’re probably doing the whole skiing thing wrong. The numbers are staggering: 8,171 acres, 200+ trails, 5,000+ vertical feet, 460+ inches of snowfall: you get the idea. The place is massive, but of course it takes a keen eye and some strong legs to figure out how to navigate it well and find the best stashes, both on and off the mountain. We caught up with our friend, Whistler local and
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