In Season 5 Episode 3 of Teton Gravity Research's web series Behind The Line, the TGR crew heads to an unexplored zone in the northern Chugach Mountains in Alaska. With the help of Silverton Mountain Guides founder Aaron Brill, Sage Cattabriga-alosa, Seth Morrison and Dana Flahr successfully open up some new terrain. Get the inside scoop on what goes into the trip and how the TGR crew works to get the goods. 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 Episodes Of Behind The LineOrder The Dream FactoryMusic:Artist: The WeekendersTrack: Yankee Easy Sugarwww.theweekendersmusic.comArtist: Greg VTracks: Ethereal Chimes, Memphis Nights & Icicles Shine Jam www.gregvmusic.comArtist: Kevin MacLeodTracks: Private Reflection & Expeditionarywww.incompetech.com
Many skiers, when encountering a massive cliff blocking the entrance to their line of choice, will opt to bring a rope and rappel. 29-year-old French Freeride World Tour skier Wadeck Gorak decided to forego the hassle and go full send, hucking a massive air into a corn-filled couloir. He doesn’t seem to mind the rocks everywhere in the landing, either.
Sweden’s Jesper Tjäder is a master of the strange. Known for feats like hitting a full loop switch, gapping massive jumps, and a creative forest pumptrack at his home mountain of Åre, Sweden, Tjäder’s skiing is never boring. RELATED: World's First Switch Full Loop at Audi Nines Speaking of that pumptrack, he spent some time rebuilding last year’s line with his friends, adding in some more spice in the form of creek gaps, tree grinds and big air. Check out round two in the
Yikes. Sofia Wikström took quite the tumble trying to stomp her line in the Scandinavian Big Mountain championships. At some point, something went egregiously wrong for the Swedish freeskier as she attempted this unforgiving cliff band. After tomahawking down the slope, it’s a miracle that she only walked away with a broken wrist and few scratches.