Kai Jones is unlike any other athlete on the TGR Winterland roster. When he’s not busy skiing big lines in the winter, or hitting jumps on his bike with his friends, he’s busy being a 13-year-old – and that means going to school. For the latest episode of #TGRlive, we checked in with Kai as he was catching up on some homework in his school’s library. We talked about everything from how skiing and snowboarding runs in the family to how Kai’s trip to AK this spring opened up a whole new world to him.
There’s something about how Alex Honnold handles himself, both on and off the wall, that just keeps us coming back. Most recently, he spent some time reading through a Twitter feed to answer some relevant questions about rock climbing. Stuff along the lines of: What's Alex's favorite type of climbing hold? Why are all the yellow gym climbing holds hard? Do all rock climbers live in vans? Once you get to the top, how do you get back down? RELATED: Check Out This Nutty Free Solo From South
If mountain biking over 500 miles through the Bugaboo mountains wasn’t already impressive, artist Gretchen Leggitt animated the experience frame by frame. Five years ago Leggitt started scheming with friend Robin Kodner for an epic sufferest that involved not just biking but climbing and camping in some of Canada’s most stunning wilderness. RELATED: Brooklyn Bell Paints a New Identity for Mountain Biking Through Her Artwork Finally, that dream came to fruition
If you’ve been following TGR’s recent Ford Tough Fun series, you’ll recognize Trent McCrerey as the young gun kayaker who took on some of the gnarliest whitewater in the West. After his epic road trip with longtime buddy Knox Hammack, Trent returned to Jackson to get to work putting the finishing touches on the short film documenting their time in the Ranger. RELATED: Tough Fun - Who Is Trent McCrerey We caught up with Trent during some down time to hear about the trip, what happened to