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Video: Top 5 Crashes From FWT19

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 definitely an argument to be made for Carl's crash being slightly gnarlier than Craig's - dude tomahawks over a huge cliff! Overall, though, we're just happy that everyone made it out relatively unscathed. 

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Human Powered: How ‘High Country Caravan’ Sparked a Splitboarding Revolution
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Human Powered: How ‘High Country Caravan’ Sparked a Splitboarding Revolution

Human Powered: How ‘High Country Caravan’ Sparked a Splitboarding Revolution

Six days before, Danny Davis had never even worn a pair of crampons; now he was hoofing it alongside Jeremy Jones and Nick Russell in an extended backcountry mission in the Sierra Nevada. This was only part of their crew. Waiting below was backcountry guru Nick Schnieder, and snowboarding legend Kevin Pearce even tagged along for a few days. Meanwhile, documenting the whole adventure was a small film crew, that would later compile their adventures into the short film . There was about

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Take A Run Down A Classic Chamonix Extreme Line
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Take A Run Down A Classic Chamonix Extreme Line

Take A Run Down A Classic Chamonix Extreme Line

Spring skiing came late to Chamonix this year, but the gang of skiers that makes the place what it is were happy to wait. After several big spring storms blanketed the high mountains with a healthy coat of powder, locals Leo Slemett and Pierre Guyot dropped into an absolute classic of a line right off the top of the Aiguille du Midi – the Cosmiques Couloir. Sidestepping down what is normally rappelled, the two mountain goats score the steep couloir in near-perfect conditions with a huge group

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Video: Learn How to Ski with Maine Bro Donny Pelletier
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Video: Learn How to Ski with Maine Bro Donny Pelletier

Video: Learn How to Ski with Maine Bro Donny Pelletier

Donny Pelletier, one of Maine's most prolific skiers, is back in his homeland. After spending the winter cruising around North America complaining about how nowhere can compare to Sugarloaf or Sunday River, he has made his grand return. RELATED: Maine Water Ramp Bro Takes Whistler Ever a kind and generous soul, Donny has even deigned to take on an apprentice—Keith Carson, by name. While it's not the same as an in-person lesson, you too can feel like Donny's protege while watching this video.