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WATCH: Jesper Tjäder Hits World’s First Switch Loop

God bless the mad minds behind the build  at this year's Audi Nines contest.

This year's course implemented a slew of new features and a build that capitalized on transition hits and flowy, unique styles. In liue of just wantonly building a ridiculous amount of XL jumps, the creators of Audi Nines went for originality first and foremost, and had the foresight to build a full loop on the course.

Well, that creative planning paid off over the weekend when Swedish freeskiing extraordinaire Jesper Tjäder decided to hit the full loop switch, and became the first skier to ever accomplish the feat.

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Candide Drops “Austrian schnitzel”
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Candide Drops “Austrian schnitzel”

Candide Drops “Austrian schnitzel”

When Candide drops a new video, you watch. But when Candide comes out with two new videos in one week, well, you count your lucky stars. His latest Instagram post “Austrian schnitzel” is more of the same Candide, which is to say it’s another mind boggling video of the GOAT doing GOAT things. This guy has been marching to the beat of his own drum for as long as we’ve know him, and even after all these years it just never gets old. Related: Flo Bastien and Nicolai Schirmer Ski Europe's

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Inbounds Avalanche Buries 5 at JHMR on Saturday, All Survive
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Inbounds Avalanche Buries 5 at JHMR on Saturday, All Survive

Inbounds Avalanche Buries 5 at JHMR on Saturday, All Survive

An avalanche caught five skiers on Saturday morning at Jackson Hole Mountain Resort. Everyone survived. The slide was triggered near the top of the freshly-opened Thunder Lift in an area next to the Expert Chutes zone. The slab broke loose from the base of a cliff with a crown measured around two feet deep and 150 feet wide. A JHMR ski patrol search team armed with two dogs, a Recco device and avalanche beacons immediately began searching the area, uncovering the victims, which included

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A Closer Look At The Inbounds Slide At Jackson Hole
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A Closer Look At The Inbounds Slide At Jackson Hole

A Closer Look At The Inbounds Slide At Jackson Hole

On Saturday, December 1, at 9:55 a.m., sixteen people were skiing and snowboarding on the southern end of Expert Chutes, an inbounds zone at Jackson Hole Mountain Resort, when an avalanche broke above them. In a matter of seconds the 150-foot wide slab with a 2-foot crown barreled down the slope, burying five skiers below. Without hesitation, onlookers immediately sprung into action and the ski patrol responded swiftly. Thanks to the cooperation and preparedness of the community and the