Even though skiing in Japan may be one of the best-documented phenomena in the skiing world, it never gets old to watch. This past Japanuary, Sammy Carlson, Karl Fostvedt, and Lucas Wachs made their annual pilgrimage to land of the rising sun to squeeze in all the culture and face shots they could into a week of some of the deepest skiing of their lives. Hakuba is a place not to be missed.
October is almost complete and with every passing day, the excitement around the upcoming winter is building to an uncontrollable frenzy. It's only heightened when you watch this A+ edit from our friends at SMITH. Featuring rippers like Cody Townsend, Griffin Post, and many others this video is for the release of their new helmet "The Code." Unlike many other product videos, this is something to get your heart pumping and soul stoked for the first snowfall of the season. From SMITH: Finally,
It’s been a while since we’ve seen anything big from freeskier Bobby Brown, but his new short film is for sure a wake-up call. He ventured north to Girdwood, AK to explore what was possible on the slopes of Alyeska and laid down an absolutely savage session on nothing more than a few inbounds kickers with the help of the crew at Stept Productions. Bobby may have been off the radar for awhile, but he definitely back in full force.
What is the secret to longevity? Well, isn’t that something we all wish we had an answer to. Freeskiing legend Mike Douglas, who is now among the oldest still active professional skiers, wanted an answer to that question, and what better place to look than Japan? Salomon TV’s latest episode chronicles this quest from the creator of the D-Spin as he looks for answers in Japanese culture and deep within some cold smoke pow.