With the 19/20 ski season cut short for most of us, athletes turned to their other hobbies in place of that spring skiing fix. For Line Skis athlete Taylor Lundquist, that meant trading her skis in for her skateboard. Hum showcases Lundquist’s steezy spring park laps along with days spent on her skateboard when the mountains had closed. As one of two women skiing for Line, Lundquist’s laidback style and clean tricks in this film are refreshing to watch. Her technique translates easily from two planks to one, and it’s pretty impressive. While the season may have been short, Lundquist clearly made the most of it, and we’re looking forward to seeing a lot more content from her this winter.
Four years ago, Jackson Hole Mountain Resort invented what might be sickest contest in big-mountain skiing and snowboarding. Kings and Queens of Corbet's is the ultimate venue for progression from athletes in about as iconic a venue as possible. Last year, the competition shocked and awed everyone who tuned in online or saw the videos take over their social media feeds. History was made when the first female backflip into Corbet's was stomped by Veronica Paulsen, and the men's field once
Who's the first female skier that comes to mind when you think of someone charging down a mountain and stomping cliffs with utter resilience and poise? We think of the legendary Elyse Saugstad. As a veteran ski racer turned big mountain freerider, she garnered a reputation for fast, technical descents on high-consequence terrain. In 2008, the Alaska native won the Freeride World Tour, the most prestigious accolade in competitive freeskiing. The following year she won the FWT's "Best Female
Sam Smoothy is a tough skier to define. His long list of appearances in TGR films has cemented his reputation as a jack of all trades. In fact, we’d even go so far and say he’s pretty much a master of all things big-mountain skiing. Over the years, his career has taken him from his home in New Zealand to some of the biggest and most rugged mountains around the world, to Freeride World Tour podiums, and just about everything in between. Watching Smoothy move through the mountains,