In honor of TGR's first ever Safety Week and the second day of IPRW, we have decided to release the crash reel from Almost Ablaze. For every banger shot in the film this year you can bet that there was an equally epic crash. From Nick McNutt's explosions when landing switch or Dana Flahr tumbling down an entire Revelstoke spine line the carnage is complete and cringe worthy. To be a pro-skier is not the easiest life, and this video proves that it might have some small disadvantages.
We are the Jerry of the Day and Jackass generation, we can't help but look when we see a gnarly crash or the latest post from kook slams. We are not unlike Pavlov's Dog, trained to laugh and giggle at someone else's misfortune. Today, that person is sliding down the entire length of Corbet's Couloir.
One shot edits are all the rage these days. In this one from Bobby Brown, the freeskiing phenom shreds, jibs, and jumps the entire length of Mammoth Mountain. The whole video was shot in one take. Not a bad way to spend a couple of minutes.
Longtime TGR athlete Sammy Carlson has without a doubt elevated himself to one of the most respected and top freeskiers in the world. His skiing breathes a rare combination pure athleticism and flawless style in the gnarliest terrain. The World of X Games "Being" series takes a look at Sammy's career as he's transitioned from a freeski-crazed grom to winning X-Games gold medals, and now acclaimed as one of the top big-mountain skiers in the world. Coming back after a big injury in 2012, Sammy