Freerider Mads Andre ‘Makken’ Haugen has been on a roll lately in Norway. After tackling the hair raising Besseggen ridge and the steep hills in the Geiranger fjord, it seems like dirt isn’t enough for him. Now he’s set his sights on the snowy slopes of Alta, which is a coastal town nestled into some massive fjords. Despite being completely out of his element, Haugen is able to handle his own in the fresh pow.
GoPros have revolutionized action sports videos over the past decade or so, giving a wide segment of the population the ability to show off their perspective while getting rad. However, just about anyone who's skied or biked a ridiculously steep line and then looked at their GoPro footy has probably thought "Wow, this looked WAY steeper in person." I'm no cinematography pro, but there's something about GoPro angles that simply don't convey pitch very well. So, when watching a video like this
Swedish freeride biker Emil Johansson got the call for Red Bull Rampage a mere three days before shovels hit dirt in Virgin, Utah, leaving him very little time to pack up his gear and fly around the world. Upon arriving, he had a frantic few days of digging and riding old Rampage zones in order to acclimate himself to the unique style of riding demanded by MTB's gnarliest event. RELATED: Check out the trailer for TGR's In spite of the insane pressure and unfamiliar conditions, Johansson put
Cam Zink, Ethan Nell, and Jaxson Riddle have each spent their fair share of time biking in Southern Utah. Both Nell and Riddle grew up in the region, and Zink has spent plenty of time there while competing at Red Bull Rampage, filming for various projects, and riding with friends. However, no matter how much time one may have spent exploring Southern Utah, all it takes is a shovel and a vision to create something brand new. RELATED: Full Send- Big Mountain Freeriding in the Purcells The trio,