In this educational video from Teton Gravity Research, Colter Hinchliffe and Tim Durtschi instruct us in a variety of ski carrying techniques native to the Austrian Alps. While North Americans will be familiar with the classic over-the-shoulder carry technique known as The Local, they'll be less familiar with Austrian techniques such as The Offering, The Decapitator, The Oklahoma Suitcase, and The Reverse Local, which Colter and Tim demonstrate in person while documenting variances on the techniques performed by native practitioners. For more demonstrations of ski-related techniques, please refer to TGR's latest ski film, Almost Ablaze.
"Ice alert, ice alert!" Our favorite guy over in Terrace, BC Brad Zeerip, aka BC Ski Junkie, is not one to let the snow go untouched, even in the warmest months. Simply put, Zeerip finds a way to be on the snow in every season there is and be stoked about it, regardless of the conditions. Watch as he skis over ice, sun cups, and rocks, all the while laughing and enjoying himself. "Oh man, I get a buzz off of that. I hope you're getting a buzz off of whatever you like to do, too!" Honestly, we
Related: Skiing New Zealand Through The Eyes of Sam Smoothy Spice merchant Sam "Ibex" Lee is on the hunt for some peppers down south in New Zealand. Lucky for the freerider, he doesn’t need to look too far—Treble Cone has got the goods. The ski resort is chock full of spicy lines just waiting to be claimed, and Lee wastes no time. No surprise that this kind of Kiwi terrain has fostered other prominent skiers like our very own Sam Smoothy, check out what he has to say about shredding in his
We’ve been following along with a few of our favorite skiers currently down in South America, and it seems like the southern end of the Andes had been experiencing a bit of a dry spell. Turns out that dry spell just ended with the first big pow day of the season in Bariloche, Argentina. While Aymar Navarro has been getting hungry searching for couloirs up north, Miles Clark managed to score big in Bariloche a few days ago. Look at the form on that tuck at the end! For now, the waiting game