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.
South African rock climber Matt Bush has made a name for himself as one of the boldest free soloists in the world. He climbed routes as hard as 5.13d unroped, but says something about this particular route, Casualties of War (5.11b) on South Africa’s massive Paarl Mountain, really made him want to climb it. The ultra-committing climb, up a nearly featureless face, required delicate friction moves on the slippery rock and dynamic moves through the cruxes. Like all his free-solo ventures, he
Daniel Hartung was on his first ever whitewater kayaking trip up 6 Mile Creek in Alaska, when a rapid flipped him out of his boat and he became pinned underneath a rock. The videos show kayakers on shore desperately trying to pull him out with a rope, but the more they pull, the harder the water shoves him under. Luckily, one brave thirty three year old man took a chance and jumped into the rushing water to save Hartung. The hero’s name is Obediah Jenkins, and without his last-ditch attempt
The Real Skifi crew is back again with their unique brand of new age ski wizardry. With each edit these guys make, you question the limits of skiing and what actually falls into the loose definition of the sport itself. To these Finnish freestyle fanatics, it's really anything you can do in ski boots with skis under your feet. So let your imagination take hold on this whole concept of "skiing" and watch as the boys take to the streets, woods, and lakes of Finland, and hell no there ain't no