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Ski lifts in Finland are different. Very different.

Editor's Note: The Sauna Gondola at Ylläs in Finland is the only sauna gondola in the world. Starting at the top, the eight person gondola allows four people at a time in the car for 20 minutes at a time. But if sharing a hot, tight space with other half-naked people isn't for you, don't worry, there's also a normal sauna at the top of the gondola. 

Ski lifts in Finland are different. Very different. Follow this one round through the lift and ski run at Ylläs. Hot? Not enough. Throw some more water to the heater! More! Once you have watched this, imagine doing this for 24 hours, non-stop, to collect 150,000 feet of vertical in one session. The winner of the competition did 122 gruelling rounds. Read more about the competition results here.

That’s gotta steam your goggles up a bit…

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​VIDEO: Hoji’s 2021 Winter Edit Is Pillow Skiing Porn
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​VIDEO: Hoji’s 2021 Winter Edit Is Pillow Skiing Porn

​VIDEO: Hoji’s 2021 Winter Edit Is Pillow Skiing Porn

Eric Hjorleifson is pretty much the king of skiing on tech bindings. As a hut keeper in Canada's Esplanade Mountains last year, Hoji had unparalleled access to some of the best human-powered freeride skiing on the planet. By that, we mean dreamy BC faces covered in pillow stacks and spines where he put on a clinic in playful skiing in insanely technical terrain. Now if this high pressure would please end soon…

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​VIDEO: Trevor Kennison Hits The X Games Big Air Jump
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​VIDEO: Trevor Kennison Hits The X Games Big Air Jump

​VIDEO: Trevor Kennison Hits The X Games Big Air Jump

Trevor Kennison isn’t afraid to go big. But you probably already knew that. The sit skier who became the first adaptive athlete to air into Corbet’s just made history again as he became the first to hit an X Games big air jump. The jump is 70 feet to the knuckle, 80 feet to the sweet spot…and Kennison took it nearly to the parking lot. After coming up a bit short on a practice jump, he took another crack at it and sent it pretty much to flat. Twice. Check it out.

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​VIDEO: The Nines 2022 Course Preview
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​VIDEO: The Nines 2022 Course Preview

​VIDEO: The Nines 2022 Course Preview

It’s April, so that means ski season is winding down for most of us. But there’s still room for one more freestyle comp – The Nines 2022. Returning to Crans-Montana, Switzerland, for a historic 30th edition of the series, the Nines promises to wow us with ski and snowboard progression like we’ve never seen it before. Check out the course preview with some truly insane features and keep an eye out for more from the competition coming soon!