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What Really Goes Into Getting The Perfect Shot?

There are photographers who spray and pray, and then there are photographers like Paris Gore who are strategic behind the lens. The latter knows that a stellar shot takes more than just an attuned eye and the luck of the moment. In the case for a Dakine photoshoot with Graham Agassiz, it was nothing short of a labor of love.

They spent days scouting, crafting the perfect line, and scaling the surrounding mossy trees to rig the lighting just right—factors that all come together when Gore hits the shutter button. Watch the behind-the-scenes video to understand what it really takes to get that jaw-dropping frame.

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WATCH: Nico Vink Manuals the Entire Whistler Bike Park
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WATCH: Nico Vink Manuals the Entire Whistler Bike Park

WATCH: Nico Vink Manuals the Entire Whistler Bike Park

Talk about bike control. While Belgian Nico Vink is best known for sending the biggest jumps in the world and freeriding down obscure peaks, the man knows a thing or two about manualing. Taking a break from his usual Chatel bike park antics, he heads to the loamy woods of Whistler. Truth be told, he may as well have left his front wheel back in Europe, because it seemingly doesn’t touch the ground once in this edit. 

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Watch: Epic Lady Train Sends it on Whistler’s A-Line
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Watch: Epic Lady Train Sends it on Whistler’s A-Line

Watch: Epic Lady Train Sends it on Whistler’s A-Line

Five years ago Liv Cycling and Crankworx noticed something troubling; there weren’t many women hitting A-Line. It’s one of the most hyped trails in downhill riding, but due to the jumps and the intensity of the riders—it’s also one of the most intimidating. So, Liv had a wild idea: let’s shut it down just for the girls.  This resulted in one of the most beloved and popular events for women in the industry, in which they can try A-Line for three hours with confidence and support. This year's

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Want To See Someone Frontflip A Road Bike?
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Want To See Someone Frontflip A Road Bike?

Want To See Someone Frontflip A Road Bike?

Yup. Nitro Circus’s Todd Meyn strapped on his favorite lycra suit and roadie helmet to ride a road bike down the mega ramp. The result? A front flip no-hander. Sit back and take this one in a few times. Pretty rowdy, eh?