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Sage’s Early Years, Going off on Utah’s Pyramid Gap

It was the early 2000’s and Sage Cattabriga-Alosa was just a kid — working as a dishwasher in Utah — and all he wanted to do was ski.

Close range helicopter tracking shots were pretty cutting edge in skiing and snowboarding at the time, and TGR was testing them out at the Pyramid Gap in Utah’s backcountry. Local boys, Sage Cattabriga-Alosa and the Collins brothers were there and were excited about the filming concept and on hitting the 90 foot gap.  

RELATED: 6 days until the premiere of TGR's new film Tight Loose. Watch the trailer and get tickets here. 

Sage absolutely crushed. That’s when Todd, Steve, and the rest of the world really learned how bad ass Sage was.

At that point it was apparent that Sage was going to throw down the dishtowel and become who he is today.

About TGR's Top 21 Moments:

This year, TGR turns 21 years old. To celebrate, we're resurfacing TGR founders, Todd and Steve Jones', favorite moments from filming over the last 21 years—the moments that made TGR what it is today. One video a day until the world premiere of our new film "Tight Loose" on September 17 in Jackson, Wyoming. 

From The Series: TGR’s Top 21 Moments

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Benjamin Forthun Takes Pond Skimming to a Whole New Level
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Benjamin Forthun Takes Pond Skimming to a Whole New Level

Benjamin Forthun Takes Pond Skimming to a Whole New Level

When it comes to pond skimming, there is a certain level of debauchery that is usually to be expected: silly costumes, ruckus cheers, and just a wee bit (or a lot) of beer. Norwegian skier Benjamin Forthun, however, has taken the pastime to a whole new level with his epic run at FONNA Glacier Ski Resort for the start of their summer season. Talk about crushing the game. 

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Skills translate across sports, don’t they? That’s exactly what Big Wave Surf champions Paige Alms and Billy Kemper set out to discover when they took a trip to Alaska’s Chugach Range to go heli-boarding. Lucky for them, pro snowboarders Robin Van Gyn and Leanne Pelosi, as well as Olympic gold medalist Julia Mancuso were there to share some knowledge. Sharing skills in the mountains is one of the best parts of being there, and these pros have a lot to share. The surfers learn and feed off the

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Jeremy Jones, Sage and Tommy Moe on the Importance of Family Skiing for Father’s Day
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Jeremy Jones, Sage and Tommy Moe on the Importance of Family Skiing for Father’s Day

Jeremy Jones, Sage and Tommy Moe on the Importance of Family Skiing for Father’s Day

There might be no greater joy in life than skiing/snowboarding with your family and passing on the love of riding to a new generation. And, chances are pretty high if you enjoy sliding down frozen water, your old man is the one who taught you how to do that. So call your dad today and tell him thanks: Without him, none of this would be possible.