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Video: Kilian Martin Skates A Deserted Water Park In Altered Route

Kilian Martin is like the Michael Jackson of skateboarding, and I mean that in the best possible way. In this video where he skates an abandoned water park in the desert, he’s dancing on his board creating new moves like it’s 1982 and it's the Thriller music video. I don’t know, maybe he’s more like Antonio Banderas in the movie Desperado — a mariachi of skateboarding — again, I mean that in the best possible way. Set to the music of Patrick Watson, "Adventures In Your Own Backyard," it’s just a beautiful video you can watch again and again. A pretty epic solo performance. Can you believe it's sponsored by Mercedes-Benz?

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Fire Ravages Chamonix’s Grands Montets Cable Car
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Fire Ravages Chamonix’s Grands Montets Cable Car

Fire Ravages Chamonix’s Grands Montets Cable Car

Earlier on Tuesday, the lift station of Chamonix’s famous Grands Montets cable car caught fire according to local news sources. Images show clouds of smoke billowing from atop the mountain, with helicopters dropping water in an attempt to put out the fire and a team of firefighters on the mountain. Luckily, nobody was injured in the blaze, but over 5000 square feet of the building, including lift machinery and the restaurant were burned. The lift cable melted, severely damaging the

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Far Out Places: Crested Butte and the Elk Mountains
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Far Out Places: Crested Butte and the Elk Mountains

Far Out Places: Crested Butte and the Elk Mountains

For TGR's upcoming snow film –presented by REI–we set out with a simple goal to shoot our segments in ways that were outside the norm. That goal brought us out to Crested Butte, Colorado where we teamed up with our longtime collaborator Clayton Vila to put together a part that merged park and street influences with the always stellar Sean Jordan. There was just one minor snag–Colorado and the areas around Crested Butte  suffered from an incredibly dry season this year, which required

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Alterra Mountain Co Buys Crystal Mountain, IKON Pass Update
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Alterra Mountain Co Buys Crystal Mountain, IKON Pass Update

Alterra Mountain Co Buys Crystal Mountain, IKON Pass Update

There’s been a lot of buzz lately surrounding Alterra Mountain Company and their Ikon Pass. Since launching in January, the list of resorts and destinations keeps growing and growing—to the point that it’s hard to keep track. So, we thought we’d sift through the noise and lay it all out nicely for you. Here’s what happened most recently: In the Pacific Northwest Alterra just announced last week that they purchased Washington’s Crystal Mountain for the 2018-19 season. With this acquisition,