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FWT Athletes Enjoy an Andorra Down Day

What do the world's best freeride skiers do the day before a competition? Well, go skiing, of course! While waiting for a weather window to start this year's Freeride World Tour Andorra competition, the whole crew of athletes spent a day tearing up the mountain, scoping lines and sending them to the moon. Check out Sam Ibex Lee's POV recap of what he calls one his best days of the season. 

Simply amazing.!

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What Surprised Pro Athletes The Most In a Real Rescue?
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What Surprised Pro Athletes The Most In a Real Rescue?

What Surprised Pro Athletes The Most In a Real Rescue?

We can all train and drill as much as we want, but when it comes down to it, there's nothing quite like a real, live rescue scenario. TGR athletes Sage Cattabriga-Alosa and Griffin Post have been actively involved in backcountry rescues themselves, and had the chance to experience firsthand what dealing with that situation is like. RELATED: Don't be an idiot – get a WFR and save a life! Listen to them speak about performing a rescue – one of a dear friend, the other of a complete

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Video: Mastermind Nico Vuignier Drops a Bizarrely Beautiful Ski Edit
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Video: Mastermind Nico Vuignier Drops a Bizarrely Beautiful Ski Edit

Video: Mastermind Nico Vuignier Drops a Bizarrely Beautiful Ski Edit

When big mountain skiers and snowboarders Jeremie Heitz, Nico Vuignier, Sam Anthamatten, Laurent DeMartin, Florian Bruchez, and Mathieu Schaer get together, you know it’s going to be wild. What we didn’t expect, however, was filmmaker and skier Nico Vuignier’s take on the matter. Imagine this: turn out all the lights, light up the sky with a huge fireball, and then shred hairy big mountain lines like there’s no tomorrow. RELATED: The Faction Collective Presents That’s exactly what Vuignier

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Video: Slovakian Ski Racer Crashes into First at Adelboden
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Video: Slovakian Ski Racer Crashes into First at Adelboden

Video: Slovakian Ski Racer Crashes into First at Adelboden

Slovakian World Cup skier Andreas Zampa took an unlikely route to the lead at Adelboden on Sunday.  Ignoring the conventional wisdom which dictates that staying upright on your skis is the best way to end a race, he took a fall right before the finish and slid over the line on his side.   Related: The Freeride World Tour Kicks Off in Hakuba This Week Despite crashing, he took the lead with that run, but did not manage to finish his second, unfortunately preventing him from reaping the