While the trailer may all be in French, the objective of Kilian Jornet's new film is pretty clear: the steep skiing mastermind and friends like Vivian Bruchez hunt some of the most mind-bending lines in the Alps. The title, French for “between the lines,” says it all. Forget AK-style steep, these guys are after lines that nobody else even sees, linking together hanging snowfields, near-vertical couloirs, and treating massive cliffs like they aren’t even there. Oh yeah, and these adventures are all completely human-powered. Does it get any more badass?
The wait is over! The 2019 Freeride World Tour kicks off in Hakuba, Japan today, with plenty of snow and good weather for riders. With several riders out for this competition with injuries, Canadian freeski legend Kye Petersen has entered as a wildcard. Petersen was named 2017 Skier of the Year by Freeskier Magazine, and is known for mind-bending film parts over the last decade. He debuted on the FWT in 2012 with a win in Revelstoke. He will join Tanner Hall and Travis Rice as wild cards in
For director Clayton Vila, the relationship with Teton Gravity Research has always been a collaborative experience. Unique within action sports filmmaking, Clayton often creates two different cuts from the same TGR segment. One seamlessly aligns with TGR’s snow film, and in his director’s cut, Vila has complete artistic freedom. In fact, before he even stepped behind the lens for Crested Butte segment, Vila was given considerable creative control. The prompt was pretty open-ended with
Well by now, we’ve all realized that Austria is having one of its best winters ever, with some of the deepest snow the country has ever seen. Innsbruck, a bustling city right smack in the middle of the action is ground zero when it comes to freeriding in the country. With over a dozen ski areas just a short trip away, it is truly one of the best places to live if you like to shred big lines for breakfast, literally. RELATED: FWT's Arianna Tricomi Had An All-Time Winter Last season, a crew of