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Video: Drone races Olympic Skier in Giant Slalom Competition

Drone vs. Skier, it's a match up that’s been years in the making. Thanks to exponential advancements in technology we have finally reached that fateful day in which a tiny flying robot goes toe to toe with a world class athlete. We’re more acquainted with drones for creative purposes, so racing is a first for us.

RELATED: Kilian Bron Gets Creative With Drones

In one corner stands Victor Muffat-Jeandet, the 2018 Olympic bronze medalist from the men’s alpine combined, and in the other is a quadcopter operated by the two-time world champion drone flier, Jordan Temkin. Who will win? 

Wow… This is amazing. Even though we were expecting that the drone will be wining the race, we were again proved that man is still superior and can defeat a machine any day. But that race was so exciting to watch for.
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Watch The Full Freeride World Tour Comp from Hakuba
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Watch The Full Freeride World Tour Comp from Hakuba

Watch The Full Freeride World Tour Comp from Hakuba

The wait is over! The 2019 Freeride World Tour kicks off in Hakuba, Japan today, with plenty of snow and good weather for riders. With several riders out for this competition with injuries, Canadian freeski legend Kye Petersen has entered as a wildcard. Petersen was named 2017 Skier of the Year by Freeskier Magazine, and is known for mind-bending film parts over the last decade. He debuted on the FWT in 2012 with a win in Revelstoke. He will join Tanner Hall and Travis Rice as wild cards in

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Cowboy: Clayton Vila’s Crested Butte Director’s Cut
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Cowboy: Clayton Vila’s Crested Butte Director’s Cut

Cowboy: Clayton Vila’s Crested Butte Director’s Cut

For director Clayton Vila, the relationship with Teton Gravity Research has always been a collaborative experience. Unique within action sports filmmaking, Clayton often creates two different cuts from the same TGR segment. One seamlessly aligns with TGR’s snow film, and in his director’s cut, Vila has complete artistic freedom. In fact, before he even stepped behind the lens for Crested Butte segment, Vila was given considerable creative control. The prompt was pretty open-ended with

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Video: Cody Townsend to Send the 50 Classic Ski Descents
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Video: Cody Townsend to Send the 50 Classic Ski Descents

Video: Cody Townsend to Send the 50 Classic Ski Descents

He might be one of the goofiest skiers in the industry, but Cody Townsend has some serious big mountain chops. Over the years, he has ticked off some seriously gnarly descents all over the globe, but this time, he wants to show off some of his favorite lines closer to home. If you haven’t seen the book on a coffee table somewhere, you’re probably not hanging out with the right crowd. Townsend plans to tick off all 50 of the descents (he’s already done a few, like Denali’s Messner Couloir in