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Cody Townsend Was Once A Vin Diesel Stunt Double

We’ll forgive you for not watching the film, but there’s a fun bit of movie trivia in the most recent installment of the XXX franchise – Cody Townsend, LJ Strenio and Sandy Boville stood in as stunt doubles for Vin Diesel for the skiing scene in XXX: The Return of Xander Cage. The three pro skiers got rid of their hair, donned tattooed muscle suits, and shredded the hell out of the jungle in the Dominican Republic on skis – with cork 7s, tree gaps, and faceshots galore.

RELATED: How Does Cody Townsend Make the Fifty Project Happen?

Talk about changing it up, man. We’re used to seeing you suffer through bitter cold on the gnarliest descents of North America – was the jungle heat too much for you?

Here’s a quick preview of the final product. Can you guess which shots were Cody?

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It’s Now June, and The French Are Still Skiing HUGE Lines in Chamonix
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It’s Now June, and The French Are Still Skiing HUGE Lines in Chamonix

It’s Now June, and The French Are Still Skiing HUGE Lines in Chamonix

It seems like all that quarantine stay-at-home training got a select crew of Chamoniards into the best shape of their lives. With normal ski season long gone, the likes of Leo Slemett, Pica Herry, Vivian Bruchez, and countless other local guides and athletes are still getting after it in the Mont Blanc massif. That means massive slogs from the valley floor into zones like the famous Argentiere Basin, Tof Henry taking up the art of speedflying, or finding new first descents on Mont Blanc

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Video: Ted Ligety Reminds Us That Ripping Groomers Rules
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Video: Ted Ligety Reminds Us That Ripping Groomers Rules

Video: Ted Ligety Reminds Us That Ripping Groomers Rules

Last spring, Ted Ligety and Antti Autti met up at Snowbird to rip groomers and search for the perfect turn while creating SHRED.’s short film, . United by a passion for carving, one of the greatest skiers of all time and one of the best snowboarders in the world embraced everything the mountain has to offer. Each brought his own creativity and style to the snow. RELATED: Check out the TGR Journal Vol. 1 With corduroy as their canvas, they revealed that nothing compares to the beauty and

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Arapahoe Basin Will Re-Open Tomorrow May 27
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Arapahoe Basin Will Re-Open Tomorrow May 27

Arapahoe Basin Will Re-Open Tomorrow May 27

Most years, the skiing at Arapahoe Basin, Colorado just starts to get really fun in the end of May. With other ski resorts closed and snow line creeping ever higher in the backcountry, the party really gets started at A Bay, with slushy spring laps and post-ski tailgate parties at the Beach. Well, if you thought you were going to have to miss out on the fun this year, you’re in luck. Arapahoe Basin announced they will re-open (with some strict rules in place) tomorrow, May 27. It might not be