Order The Dream Factory Now For the past 16 years, Teton Gravity Research has made the pilgrimage to America’s last frontier, Alaska: The Dream Factory. Throughout history, Alaska has been a place of dreams. From the early gold rush days, to the rise of commercial fishing, to the explosion of the ski and snowboard freeride movement, people have left everything to follow their dreams and journey to this foreign, mystical land. Like the frontiersmen before them, the pioneers of the freeride movement like Doug Coombs, Eric Pehota, and Trevor Petersen made the dream of skiing in Alaska a reality.Follow TGR's modern day athletes on this cinematic voyage through Alaska's awe-inspiring expanse, rich history, and colorful characters. Watch as the TGR crew ventures from AK training grounds Jackson Hole, WY, and Pemberton, BC, and delves deep into the Alaskan way of life during a record snowfall year in AK, skiing terrain most of us only dream about.Starring: Sage Cattabriga-Alosa, Dash Longe, Dana Flahr, Tim Durtschi, Seth Morrison, Erik Roner, Chris Benchetler, Todd Ligare, Griffin Post, Ralph Backstrom, Daron Rahlves, Angel Collinson, Matt Philippi, Clayton Vila, Cam Riley, Dylan Hood, John Spriggs, Rory Bushfield, Max Hammer, Nick Martini, Dave Treadway, Maxim Arsenault, Forrest Shearer, Daniel TisiOn Location: Jackson Hole, WY / Valdez, AK / Haines, AK / Anchorage, AK / Whittier, AK / Northern Chugach, AK / Valdez Heli Ski Guides / Alyeska Resort / SEABA Heli / Alaska Heli Skiing / Girdwood, AK / Pemberton, BCMusic: Dane Short & Kris Dirksen, "Gears of Death" | Mannequin Men, "Flying Blind" | c65, "Let's Go"Go To The Dream Factory PageGet Film Tour Info
While the Winter Olympics in PyeongChang is in full swing, South Korea is also hosting the world’s first robot ski tournament. “Edge of Robot: Ski Robot Challenge,” featured 8 teams from local universities and tech companies. Despite their heinous performances, Kim Dong-Uk–the event organizer–said, “I think robots will have their own Winter Games on the sidelines of the Olympics held by humans.” Mr. Dong-Uk can dream all he likes, but right now he should worry about the fact that his
Fabian Lentsch takes us on a trip around the world in his highlight reel from last year's season in Red Bull’s edit titled, “A Year Of Insane Freeskiing" with footage from Greece, Alaska, Georgia, and Kyrgyzstan. Don’t be ashamed to open up Google Maps and check out where Kyrgyzstan is located. The video flaunts a year in the life of Fabian Lentsch, where he experiences stunning lines, perfect powder, full stoke, and a killer beat in the background.
The daunting task of scoring an Olympic slopestyle run is complied in less than a minute, requiring judges well versed in all aspects of freeskiing. According to Newschoolers, for this year's Winter Olympics the judging efforts be headed by a first-timer: Canadian Phil Belanger. Belanger’s resume stacked up well for the new job, having already judged the Aspen X Games and previous olympic qualifying events. However, long before tallying scorecards, Belanger pioneered himself as a legend