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
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