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Jeremy Jones’ Deeper Trailer Released- The Progression of Big Mountain Riding

Jackson Hole, WY (Fall 2009) - Teton Gravity Research in partnership with snowboard athlete Jeremy Jones is proud to announce the trailer release of Deeper - a new big mountain snowboard film featuring Jones with a handpicked group of elite riders including Jonaven Moore, Travis Rice and Xavier De Le Rue, who set out to conquer the best lines without the limited assistance of snowmobiles, helicopters or lifts.

“I wanted to get back to solitude, adventure, and new descents,” Jeremy Jones said. “By hiking past boundaries set in place by helis and snowmobiles we were able to get into bigger mountains, away from people and back to first descents.

The filming of Deeper will take over two years and requires an extraordinary commitment from the production team to travel to remote locations. In order to capture the lines and footage on film, cameramen are required to climb alongside athletes, without the aid of helicopters or other assistance.

During one shoot, Jones, Travis, and the rest of the production crew spent 27 days camped on a glacier in Alaska. On another shoot in the Swiss Alps, Jones and De Le Rue started hiking at 10 at night in order to ride a line at sunrise the next morning.

Deeper

The production crew must also use solar chargers and other technology to be able work for extended periods in the backcountry, away from the comforts of modern society. “Being away from electrical outlets for such long stretches really forced us to plan differently. But if it wasn’t for all that, Deeper wouldn’t be half as unique,” said Director of Photography Chris Edmands.

The filming of Deeper proves that world-class freeriding does not require huge financial investment. “We hope this inspires people to continue pushing beyond what has been done and to realize how much is still left to do.” Says TGR’s Steve Jones.

Teton Gravity Research is one of the fastest growing brands in the action sports industry. Founded in 1996, TGR has produced 18 award winning feature length films, numerous television series for Showtime, NBC, Fox Sports, and Fuel TV, and is known for its cutting edge media and lifestyles clothing line. TGR films showcase the world’s top snowboard, ski and surf athletes including Jeremy Jones, Ian Walsh, Sage Cattabriga-Alosa, and Seth Morrison. TGR is a proud member of 1 Percent for the Planet and strongly believes in protecting the environment in which the team works and plays. TetonGravity.com has become one of the leading online destinations and communities in the action sports industry delivering over 5 million pages views a month.

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