This is Marc Andre-Belliveau's segment in the film Anomaly.
Spring skiing came late to Chamonix this year, but the gang of skiers that makes the place what it is were happy to wait. After several big spring storms blanketed the high mountains with a healthy coat of powder, locals Leo Slemett and Pierre Guyot dropped into an absolute classic of a line right off the top of the Aiguille du Midi – the Cosmiques Couloir. Sidestepping down what is normally rappelled, the two mountain goats score the steep couloir in near-perfect conditions with a huge group
Donny Pelletier, one of Maine's most prolific skiers, is back in his homeland. After spending the winter cruising around North America complaining about how nowhere can compare to Sugarloaf or Sunday River, he has made his grand return. RELATED: Maine Water Ramp Bro Takes Whistler Ever a kind and generous soul, Donny has even deigned to take on an apprentice—Keith Carson, by name. While it's not the same as an in-person lesson, you too can feel like Donny's protege while watching this video.
The Chinese Downhill is truly a special beast in the world of ski racing. So naturally, Red Bull put on an event in Davos, Switzerland – called Red Bull Homerun – that celebrates this strange art form. 500 costumed skiers and boarders lined up in the start gate and sprinted to their gear only to point it down the racecourse complete with crashes, jumps, and all sorts of pandemonium - all the way to the apres tent. We even see a cameo from our favorite mountain bike announcer, Claudio Caluori