We see a lot of trailers for all kinds of stuff these days–especially as individual brands start becoming more and more of their own production companies–but this one from The North Face definitely peaked our interest. Obviously, we're big Johnny Collinson fans here–he skied pretty well in Almost Ablaze–but there is incredible terrain him and snowboarder Lucas Debari are riding in this teaser for The North Face's Mica to Greenland full film, which will document Debari's mission to ride an unidentified glacier in Greenland after training for the mission on the epic spine walls of Mica, British Columbia with Johnny. With Ralph Backstrom and Hilaree O'Neill joining in and some beautiful cinematography to boot, whatever this turns out to be looks to be pretty incredible.
In terms of humans flying through the air at high velocity with little to nothing in the way of safety equipment, ski jumping is unparalleled. Soaring above massive hills at highway speed, these fearless athletes make mere 100-foot gaps like Chad's seem almost mundane. Yes, they aren't flipping or spinning, but they also don't have the benefit of a soft landing. Related: Ski BASE Has Returned to Jackson's Cody Peak Technically, a jump done on a hill on this size is classified as "ski
Besides making virally popular skis, Black Crows has been releasing some top-notch edits recently. With a strong team of athletes from all around the world, it's no surprise that their content is comparably strong. Related: Black Crows Again Remind Us To Keep Skiing Fun This particular edit is backcountry focused, showcasing the performance of their powder skis. From (relative) steeps to deeps to backcountry booters, this shredit from the "Influencer Crow" has it
A huge part of putting on the Freeride World Tour is all the work that goes in before the first rider ever drops. With the Verbier finals right around the corner this weekend, the team of judges hiked up the infamous Bec de Rosses face to check out conditions and get a feel of what to expect come Saturday. RELATED: Behind the Scenes of the Freeride World Tour