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Sam Favret’s Newest Chamonix Edit is, Well, Gorgeous

Sam Favret is from Chamonix and he is very good at showing it off. His father was a mountain guide in Cham. His grandfather was too. The history of the Favret family in Chamonix travels back generations, and the former Freeride World Tour skier's ability and style betray exactly that. Just take a look at his newest project: Natural Mystic. 

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Watch Sam float through the Aguilles Rouges in his newest video project, shot entirely from drones and accompanied by only the sounds of skiing.

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Watch Now: Saving Smoothy – Sam Smoothy’s Comeback
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Watch Now: Saving Smoothy – Sam Smoothy’s Comeback

Watch Now: Saving Smoothy – Sam Smoothy’s Comeback

Sometimes you just have to roll with the punches. 2019 was a pretty brutal year for Völkl's Sam Smoothy. A ski crash in Austria nearly killed him early in the season, and another later in the year sent him back to the hospital and questioning his career as a professional skier. Luckily, 2020 turned into a rebate year with an opportunity to get back into the flow of things during one of Jackson’s deepest storm cycles ever. We're stoked to have Smoothy back in the mountains with us, pushing the

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Watch Freeride World Qualifier’s Hakuba Stop
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Watch Freeride World Qualifier’s Hakuba Stop

Watch Freeride World Qualifier’s Hakuba Stop

Know what time of year it is, folks? That's right, it's Freeride World Tour time. Well, actually it's Freeride World Qualifier time, but that means it's almost Tour time. The first Qualifier event takes place in Hakuba Japan today. With better weather than they've seen the last couple of days and more snow than last year, we should see some incredible riding from the athletes. The rankings currently have Isaac Freeland and Arianna Tricomi in first for skiing and Nils Mindich and Marion Haerty

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The Bunch’s New Film Will Knock Your Socks Off
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The Bunch’s New Film Will Knock Your Socks Off

The Bunch’s New Film Will Knock Your Socks Off

Coming from someone who lost half of her favorite pair of ski socks last night (Smartwool x Chris Bentchetler's, of course), I'm not really sure if there ever is a good time for matching socks. But there's definitely a time to break out of your every day routine and do or find or send something new. That's exactly what the Bunch was after with their new film. For them, it's easy to get into the routine of making ski films, so with this one they sought to break the mold, and boy did they.