Karsten Hart skis a steep, exposed line.
The 2017 TGR Grom Comp is here and its first two monthly winners are here to throw down. Highlights include developed style and a double backflip from a 13-year-old Karsten Hart (Check out 58 seconds into Hart's edit). Snowboard winner Cyrus Corbet showcases a signature style early in his career. Get to know April's winners below.
Monthly prize packs courtesy of Fischer Skis, Pret, Rome Snowboards, Dakine, & EVO.
April Snowboard Winner
Name: Cyrus Corbet
Hometown: McCall, Idaho
Home Mountain: Brundage, Tamarack, Little Ski Hill, but most of all the backcountry
Favorite Trick: A backflip
Favorite Music to Ride to: I like to listen to a verity of music because im always in search of a song to use for my next video
Favorite TGR Segment: My favorite segment of the TGR film is when it goes through all the years at the beginning of Tight Loose.
April Ski Winner
Name: Karsten Hart
Hometown: Mill Valley, CA
Home Mountain: Squaw Valley, CA
Favorite Trick: Floating big 3’s off pillows
At 6:30AM the day Elyse Saugstad and I tentatively planned to chat about how she went from Mighty Mite to one of the best female downhill racers in the country at the age of 16, and ultimately a professional skier, she emailed, “I'm heading out for a surf right now but can talk after!” I was in bed, regretting this new green food I’d fed my dog the previous night. Elyse was surfing, I was mopping up something not even the most savage of savages should be subjected to, and my years-long wish
I didn't notice that Jen was in this photo at the time that it was taken. If I had, maybe things would’ve played out differently. On July 2nd, I woke up at 4a.m. in my hammock. I packed up my sleeping bag and quietly tossed it into my already loaded 4Runner, doing my best not to wake anyone else up. A few friends and I had been camping in the Popo Agie Wilderness outside of Lander, Wyoming near the Wind River Range. By 11a.m. I was putting on my snowboard boots on the side of the road on
Introducing the May winners for TGR's 2017 Grom Comp presented by Fischer Sports. This month we are introduced to a snowboarder from Switzerland and a pair of twins just over the hill from us at Grand Targhee. All three winners possess a composure and grace in the mountains that is well beyond their young age. May Snowboard Winner Name: Liam Rivera Age: 17 years old Home Mountain: Val d'Anniviers Favorite trick: Backflip/ cork 360 Favorite TGR