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Nick McNutt Loses $100,000 by one Vote, Lands Spot on TGR Roster Instead

Nick McNutt joined the TGR team full time the year after his standout submission to the Co-Lab contest, where he came within one vote of winning $100,000. His massive switch landings in deep powder and undeniable style got him second place in the contest, and a permanent spot on TGR’s roster.

RELATED: 5 days until the premiere of TGR's new film Tight Loose. Watch the trailer and get tickets here.

The next season, he filmed in Revelstoke for Almost Ablaze and his stellar performance in the segment won the Whistler-based skier Rookie of the Year. It was very proud moment for TGR, indeed.

Watch the full segment here.

About TGR's Top 21 Moments:

This year, TGR turns 21 years old. To celebrate, we're resurfacing TGR founders, Todd and Steve Jones', favorite moments from filming over the last 21 years—the moments that made TGR what is is today. One video a day until the world premiere of our new film "Tight Loose" on September 17 in Jackson, Wyoming.

Check out McNutt’s famous Co-Lab video submission:

From The Series: TGR’s Top 21 Moments

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Benjamin Forthun Takes Pond Skimming to a Whole New Level
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Benjamin Forthun Takes Pond Skimming to a Whole New Level

Benjamin Forthun Takes Pond Skimming to a Whole New Level

When it comes to pond skimming, there is a certain level of debauchery that is usually to be expected: silly costumes, ruckus cheers, and just a wee bit (or a lot) of beer. Norwegian skier Benjamin Forthun, however, has taken the pastime to a whole new level with his epic run at FONNA Glacier Ski Resort for the start of their summer season. Talk about crushing the game. 

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What Happens When Pro Big Wave Surfers Go Heli Boarding?
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What Happens When Pro Big Wave Surfers Go Heli Boarding?

What Happens When Pro Big Wave Surfers Go Heli Boarding?

Skills translate across sports, don’t they? That’s exactly what Big Wave Surf champions Paige Alms and Billy Kemper set out to discover when they took a trip to Alaska’s Chugach Range to go heli-boarding. Lucky for them, pro snowboarders Robin Van Gyn and Leanne Pelosi, as well as Olympic gold medalist Julia Mancuso were there to share some knowledge. Sharing skills in the mountains is one of the best parts of being there, and these pros have a lot to share. The surfers learn and feed off the

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FWT Athletes Enjoy an Andorra Down Day
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FWT Athletes Enjoy an Andorra Down Day

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.