This past spring, pro snowboarders Bryan Iguchi, Jeremy Jones, and Travis Rice fulfilled a dream of exploring an untamed mountain range on their split boards. Their adventures into the Teton wilderness - just north of Iguchi and Rice’s home of Jackson Hole – was captured in TGR’s new film Roadless. The film premiered last night at San Francisco’s Palace of Fine Arts, with Bryan Iguchi, Travis Rice, and Jeremy Jones in attendance.
San Francisco came out in force to the Palace of Fine Arts for the premiere. The athletes were reunited with the film crew and post production team that made the film possible. In true action sport style, before the show, Travis and Bryan went surfing at Ocean Beach where there were overhead swells. Then Bryan did the first ever wall-slide in the lobby of the Hotel Zephyr, before heading to the Palace of Fine Arts for the show.
Travis Rice stoking out some fans in the Lobby. TGR photo.
A range of guests filled the venue - from snowboarders to skiers to TGR fans - all of whom couldn’t wait to kick off winter after the show.
Jeremy Jones and Bryan Iguchi re-united yet again. TGR photo.
In true TGR premiere fashion, the athletes stoked out the crowd with prize packages from sponsors, and talked about what went into creating their latest film. Volcom as showing off their new Iguchi Pro Model jacket and pant, Jeremy and Jones snowboards had their new products on display and of course Sierra Nevada provided never ending supply of Skiesta and IPA.
Travis telling stories from the field. TGR photo.
Calling out the names of prize winners. TGR photo.
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Bryan Iguchi rides the last lingering light of the day. Ming T Poon photo. It started as a dinner conversation between two friends. had just wrapped and to celebrate, director Jon Klaczkiewicz joined Bryan Iguchi and his family for dinner. Instead of kicking their feet up and relaxing, they grappled with the inevitable question of “what’s next?” Except, Iguchi didn’t struggle to think of an answer. An objective had been brewing inside his brain for some time now. His hope was to traverse