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The Real Story Behind Mason Mashon’s Semi-Charmed Life

On the surface, Whistler-based Mason Mashon lives a charmed life. If you follow his adventures from the peripheral world of Instagram the 32-year old who refuses to be defined by any one term—mountain biker snowboarder photographer artist TV host—appears to always be at the centre of something radical. 

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He’s surfing in Central America with his long-time girlfriend Diane. He’s photographing A-level freeride mountain bikers in remote B.C. locations. He’s floating above a bizarre Turkish landscape in a hot air balloon. He’s traveling across Russia on a ski trip…by train. Indeed the travels of Mashon are far-ranging unique and desirable but the life Mashon leads goes deeper than any Instagram profile could show.

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Real Skifi Tries 21 Tricks on the Same Rail
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Real Skifi Tries 21 Tricks on the Same Rail

Real Skifi Tries 21 Tricks on the Same Rail

The Real Skifi crew put the creativity back into skiing. In an era of competition slopestyle runs that look like Olympic aerials skiing, the crew of Finnish misfits give skiing a breath of fresh air. This time, the guys try 21 different tricks on the same handrail. Oh, and did we mention theres no snow in sight, and the handrail leads straight into a river? Looks like a great way too cool off to us. 

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Video: Aymar Navarro Dances His Way Down Couloir
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Video: Aymar Navarro Dances His Way Down Couloir

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Chris Benchetler Celebrates 10 Years of the Atomic Bent Chetler Ski
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Chris Benchetler Celebrates 10 Years of the Atomic Bent Chetler Ski

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There are few skiers in the industry that have been as influential as the soft-spoken, pow-slaying, ski design mastermind that is Chris Benchetler. 10 years ago, he was first presented with the opportunity to design and build a pro-model ski for Atomic. Since then the ski has taken on several new forms, but the basic design (a fat, playful twintip pow ski inspired by Benchetler’s desire to surf and butter down mountains) has never changed. The action sports world is full of parallels, and