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Video: Sämi Ortlieb Redefines the Pond Skim

Pond skim season is well and truly upon us, and with that in mind we'd like to share one of the most creative segments to be released in the past year: "Water World" from Level One's Zig Zag. The brainchild of Swiss freeskier Sämi Ortlieb, it takes place in a terrain park modified to include several water features. 

Related: Pond Skim Nearly Ends in Disaster

While it's hard to imagine hybrid terrain-park/waterparks taking off as a trend, it certainly makes for some visually-striking skiing. It also makes for some soaking wet skiers. 

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Video: 69 Year-Old Skier Catches Some Air in the Park
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Video: 69 Year-Old Skier Catches Some Air in the Park

Video: 69 Year-Old Skier Catches Some Air in the Park

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.

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Video: ‘The Fifty’ Team Breaks Down a Remote Backcountry Rescue
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Video: ‘The Fifty’ Team Breaks Down a Remote Backcountry Rescue

Video: ‘The Fifty’ Team Breaks Down a Remote Backcountry Rescue

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

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Video: The ON3P Boys Get Rowdy in Minnesota
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Video: The ON3P Boys Get Rowdy in Minnesota

Video: The ON3P Boys Get Rowdy in Minnesota

Recent years have seen urban skiing pushed to new heights, with the ON3P team leading the charge. Their most recent team edit, ON3P 4, yet again proves that they’re on the top of their game. Related: Late Season Pow-Town in Austria 15-foot drop to flat? No biggie. Add in a handplant-360? Sure. Grind a handrail with anti-grinding attachments? Easy. A lot of the stuff that these guys are doing is tough to put into words, but its definitely dope.