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The Alaskan Tight Rope, John Collinson Style

A "toe in" is what athletes call the process of exiting a helicopter on the top of a big mountain line. A perfect toe in requires immense skill and nerves from both the athlete and pilot. Often pilots hover in mid-air with zero room for error. 

Johnny Collinson shows us what it takes to perfect an Alaskan toe in. 

How about a mini documentary on the pilots that get the athletes there and do those super difficult toe-in drops?

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FWT Skier Wadeck Gorak Goes Full Send
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FWT Skier Wadeck Gorak Goes Full Send

FWT Skier Wadeck Gorak Goes Full Send

Many skiers, when encountering a massive cliff blocking the entrance to their line of choice, will opt to bring a rope and rappel. 29-year-old French Freeride World Tour skier Wadeck Gorak decided to forego the hassle and go full send, hucking a massive air into a corn-filled couloir. He doesn’t seem to mind the rocks everywhere in the landing, either.

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Jesper Tjäder’s POV Forest Pumptrack Is Back Again
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Jesper Tjäder’s POV Forest Pumptrack Is Back Again

Jesper Tjäder’s POV Forest Pumptrack Is Back Again

Sweden’s Jesper Tjäder is a master of the strange. Known for feats like hitting a full loop switch, gapping massive jumps, and a creative forest pumptrack at his home mountain of Åre, Sweden, Tjäder’s skiing is never boring. RELATED: World's First Switch Full Loop at Audi Nines Speaking of that pumptrack, he spent some time rebuilding last year’s line with his friends, adding in some more spice in the form of creek gaps, tree grinds and big air. Check out round two in the

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Gnarliest Yard Sale Goes to Freeskier Sofia Wikström
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Gnarliest Yard Sale Goes to Freeskier Sofia Wikström

Gnarliest Yard Sale Goes to Freeskier Sofia Wikström

Yikes.  Sofia Wikström took quite the tumble trying to stomp her line in the Scandinavian Big Mountain championships. At some point, something went egregiously wrong for the Swedish freeskier as she attempted this unforgiving cliff band. After tomahawking down the slope, it’s a miracle that she only walked away with a broken wrist and few scratches.