Editor's Note: Editorial Notes: Check out Tatum Monod's 2013-14 season edit full of big airs in the Montana backcountry. Monod will be featured in Level 1's Less. And how does Tatum feel about this you ask? Find out below.
"Tatum Monod has been making a name for herself in the ski world as of late, thanks to her affinity for big hits and burly lines in the backcountry. She spent a large portion of her winter in Cooke City, Montana, bagging shots left and right. We teamed up with Level 1 to bring her 2013-14 season edit to the web for your viewing pleasure. Enjoy the video above, then read the Q&A with the Alberta native on Freeskier.com" -- via Level 1
Tatum was also featured by ESPN in their new series "Up Next". You can read the entire article here.
Tatum Monod wears the Deal Jacket.
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