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Sony Adds Tim Durtschi to Action Cam Team

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 tim-durtschi-sony-portrait.jpg

"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 main2_AS100V_1-1200.jpg

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...

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