In season 5 episode 5 of Teton Gravity Research’s web series Behind The Line Daron Rahlves joins the TGR crew in the mountains of Alaska after years of racing with the US ski team. With three seasons of big mountain riding under his belt, Daron continues to impress the crew with his catlike reflexes and knack for recovering in hairy situations.Behind The Line is a series that features a unique line, jump, or session from the filming of Teton Gravity Research's 2012 ski and snowboard film, The Dream Factory. Watch as athletes take a look back at these insane moments and discuss them, providing an in-depth look Behind The Line of The Dream Factory.Watch More EpisodesOrder The Dream FactoryMusic: Artist: DJ BLUE (feat. DJ BLUE)Track: “FOG on the Bluff”http://ccmixter.org/files/DJBLUE/7629is licensed under a Creative Commons license:http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.5/Artist: Kevin MacLeodTracks: Ghostpocalypse, Lightless Dawn & Right Behind Youwww.incompetech.com
We are the Jerry of the Day and Jackass generation, we can't help but look when we see a gnarly crash or the latest post from kook slams. We are not unlike Pavlov's Dog, trained to laugh and giggle at someone else's misfortune. Today, that person is sliding down the entire length of Corbet's Couloir.
Johnny Collinson has always gone his own way. From his unusual upbringing in Snowbird employee housing to becoming one of the youngest people to complete the seven summits, this long-haired free spirit finds his own path. This always holds true with his ride to the mountain. Late in the season, Johnny uses his Harley to cruise up Little Cottonwood Canyon, making his commute extra special.
"Bluebird. Powder. That's pretty much what we're all chasing," TJ David says in this beautiful short by Kastle Ski of his time sessioning Northern BC with Griffin Post and Skeena Heli. "It's that combination of light, slope, and location — and the people I'm with," David continues. "When that all comes together, it's really pretty rare. That's when you have that moment that keeps you hooked, that keeps you pursuing the ski thing."