Sage Cattabriga-Alosa is known for his daring descents down some of Alaska's steepest mountains. On a recent trip to the backcountry surrounding Nelson, British Columbia and Whitewater Ski Resort, Sage showed his ability to jib with the best of them. Skiing with an all-star crew that includes Tim Durtschi and Nick McNutt, the trio explore the wide variety of terrain offered in the area.
Sometimes all it takes is a little imagination. When three Austrian freeriders tested out their new tent, some pretty weird stuff happened. Not really sure where the football game came from, but the lines they climb and ski are nothing short of breathtaking. Check out that slot couloir at the 5:50 mark, as well as literally everything else that follows. Stoked to see some more edits from these guys in the future!
In the second episode of Sam Giffin's new film "Kodak Courage"–presented by Hand Crank Films–Sam gets over his reluctance to get back into ski filming and joins his brother Zack Giffin on a trip out to Haines, Alaska to shoot some classic spine skiing. Along the way, Sam explains how–while the shots may look incredible–skiing for film ultimately dilutes the true joy of skiing, and can lead to situations where safety is compromised.
Sammy Carlson first gained international acclaim for his success early in his career, winning an X Games Slopestyle Gold Medal and then shocking the world by stomping a switch triple rodeo 1260 in 2010. Since then he's taken his inimitable style and deep bag of tricks to the backcountry and has changed the face of the sport. In his latest career move, the 29-year-old Oregon native becomes the lone skier on the Quiksilver Global Snow Team, joining legends Travis Rice, Bryan Fox and Mat