Big mountain skiing mastermind Sage Cattabriga-Alosa needs little introduction. Throughout his long and storied career, the long-haired and free-thinking skier has made a name for himself in dozens of mind-bending ski film parts, shredding everything from Alaska to the steeps of Jackson Hole. One thing many of his fans may not know, however, is that he is nearly as talented on two wheels as he is in on two skis. The Bend, Oregon-based athlete has slowly been honing his mountain bike skills, and they are finally being showcased on the big screen his new film Elemental.
The film premieres this weekend, Saturday, November 10th, in his hometown of Bend at the Entrada Lodge. If you’re in town, give it a watch! The film features friends like skiers Lucas Wachs, Jonah Williams, Mitchell Brower, and Nicky Keefer, as well as bikers Kyle Jameson, Carson Storch, Reed Boggs, and Dusty Wygle. If you can't make it, the film will available on tetongravity.com November 12th.
Open loops are the new thing in freestyle mountain biking. Whether it was Reed Boggs at Rampage, Aaron Chase in the middle of the woods, or now Matt Macduff throwing a freakin’ double out of one, they might be the wildest feature to grace the sport. Speaking of that double flip, Matt Macduff proves his legend status as he defies the laws of physics. Check out the trick above. RELATED: Richie Rude Demonstrates How to Properly Ride Squamish
Yup, you read that headline right. Faction Skis and Andorran bike brand Commencal Bicycles have teamed up for a special run of planks aimed at the all-mountain shredder who wants it all. At this point, we all know that Faction makes ripping skis, and that Commencal makes some of the fastest bikes on the market, so we see this partnership going places. In Commencal’s words: “Before we start, let’s make one thing clear... We are a bike brand through and through! But we also live in the
Story by Matt Coté Search the annals of history for idioms about change, and you’ll find plenty, from it being the only constant to the surety that it’s “gonna come,” as sung by the indelible Sam Cooke. But history also tells us human beings are universally resistant to change. So when something as beloved as our favorite ski hill gets sold, it’s no surprise that’s scary. Especially if your town’s identity is as interwoven with it as Whistler’s is. A little over a year ago, Vail