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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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Sammy Carlson and Friends get Unbelievably Barreled in Hakuba
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Sammy Carlson and Friends get Unbelievably Barreled in Hakuba

Sammy Carlson and Friends get Unbelievably Barreled in Hakuba

Even though skiing in Japan may be one of the best-documented phenomena in the skiing world, it never gets old to watch. This past Japanuary, Sammy Carlson, Karl Fostvedt, and Lucas Wachs made their annual pilgrimage to land of the rising sun to squeeze in all the culture and face shots they could into a week of some of the deepest skiing of their lives. Hakuba is a place not to be missed.

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Here’s a Taste of Skiing in the Chic Chocs To Stoke Your Winter Dreams
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Here’s a Taste of Skiing in the Chic Chocs To Stoke Your Winter Dreams

Here’s a Taste of Skiing in the Chic Chocs To Stoke Your Winter Dreams

Home to some of the best backcountry skiing in the East, Quebec’s Chic Choc mountains offer a unique opportunity to ski powder above treeline. This all-female crew of rippers set out last season to document skiing the lines they love near home, including Quebec, Vermont, and New Hampshire. 

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At 47, Freeskiing Pioneer Mike Douglas Still Sends It
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At 47, Freeskiing Pioneer Mike Douglas Still Sends It

At 47, Freeskiing Pioneer Mike Douglas Still Sends It

What is the secret to longevity? Well, isn’t that something we all wish we had an answer to. Freeskiing legend Mike Douglas, who is now among the oldest still active professional skiers, wanted an answer to that question, and what better place to look than Japan? Salomon TV’s latest episode chronicles this quest from the creator of the D-Spin as he looks for answers in Japanese culture and deep within some cold smoke pow.