At 22 years old Lynsey Dyer found herself at the beginning of a promising career; having recently graduated with a graphic design degree from Montana State, she had won a competitive internship with a design firm in Bozeman. But something didn’t feel right, she wasn’t happy. And so she walked away from it and took decidedly different course - competing on the Freeride World Tour and she won. Ten years later Lynsey has stood atop many more podiums, been featured in movies, been on the cover of magazines, produced a woman’s only ski film and designed her own line of skis.
Nick Coulter grabbed his drone and some of Lake Tahoe's finest skiers and built this epic jump on Donner Pass, an old highway near Truckee. Watch the skiers, Connery Lundin, Zach Steele, Brandon Beck, and, "a few other sendy badasses" launch themselves over the highway, stomping some big tricks with big air. Coulter writes, "Snow conditions, speed and timing all had to be perfect for this calculated jump. This was made possible thanks to one incredible snow year in the Sierra
In the edit, adventure athlete and skier Kalen Thorien completes a 270 mile, 18 day, solo high travers in the Sierra Nevada. Thorien filmed herself via GoPro the entire time and was able to capture some pretty incredible human moments that make for a moving little edit. Thorien says, “We spend a lot of time seeking answers, hoping for outside forces to propel us into an elevated realm of thinking, the simplicity of a walk in the woods can provide the impermanence that we so often overlook.
Nick McNutt joined the TGR team after his standout submission in the Co-Lab contest. His massive switch landings in deep powder and unique style peaked the interest of TGR co-founders Todd and Steve Jones. He cemented his ability in and now three years later McNutt has more than earned a permanent roster spot with TGR. This winter we sent McNutt to Alaska, the ultimate proving ground for any skier. An early slide humbled Nick about the raw power of these mountains, but he came back more