This episode gives an introduction to playing in the backcountry. TGR presents the Recco Whitebook. Part 1 of a ten episode educational safety series on backcountry skiing and snowboarding.
Last winter freeskier Bobby Brown teamed up with famed follow cam filmer Matt Cook–AKA "Ski Chef"–to film a flowy top-to-bottom park line down Mammoth Mountain entirely in one take. Brown claimed it was one of the most difficult film projects he's ever undertaken, just because of all the variables. Everything had to go perfect, from the jumps they had built to the wind, Matt keeping up with Bobby, and then Bobby actually landing all the tricks. Imagine linking together a run of tricks from
With the latest ski movies featuring the classic formula of an urban segment, backcountry segment and a park shoot, it's become more and more rare to see one skier in all of them. That's exactly what Sweedish freeskier Laurent de Martin did while filming for the latest Level 1 feature, Laurent spent his 2017 season touring the globe, road tripping through BC in search of pillows, driving the streets of Moscow to scout rails and getting in a mega park jump session at Mammoth during
Karl Fostvedt and Lucas Wachs have become renowned for having some of the most playful styles and biggest sets of cajones in backcountry skiing. Last year the two teamed up with filmer Jasper Newton and the Good Company crew to film their first short film "Barking at the Door". The duo of Lucas and Karl's skiing combined with Jasper's eye and the Good Company production makes for one the most entertaining and eye-popping ski films of late. The boys hit the iconic Chad's Gap jump, where Karl