Fact: as a professional skier, Griffin Post does a lot of traveling every year. Every time he leaves his home in Jackson Hole, Post is faced with the same struggle of distraction, a million things to do, and finding the time to focus in on the goal: shredding huge lines in faraway places. However, the minute the journey begins, Post finds the way to unplug and center his attention on the task at hand.
Steve Katz isn't your average senior-skier. Whereas many 60+ year-old skiers stick to the groomers, he has no trouble getting rad in the park. Maybe he doesn't have all four triples, but that's understandable considering that he was 40 when the first terrain park was built. Related: Alyeska's Slush Cup Is Pond Skimming At Its Finest It's not exactly a big-air edit, but Katz has some serious style. From his sleeveless onesie to bitchin' shades, his outfit looks straight out of a Bunch edit.
Cody Townsend and Bjarne Salen's , a series in which they are attempting to climb and ski every line detailed in is both inspiring and harrowing. A major theme in each episode is risk management, as just about every line involves significant uncertainty and danger. Cody does an excellent job explaining his rationale for nearly every decision made in the course of each prospective ascent and descent, lending the series an element of realism often lacking in extreme-skiing videos. Related: The
Athletes on the Freeride World Tour go big and fast. An unfortunate side effect of nuking down steep and sketchy lines is that when falls happen, they aren't gentle. In fact, they are almost invariably of the "Holy-shit-is-he/she-still alive" variety. Related: Álvaro Penadés Triggers a Spring Avalanche in the Pyrenees With so many strong contenders for Best Crash, it's certain that there was vigorous debate at FWT headquarters over who would make the top five. If we're being honest, there's