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What Does Every TGR Athlete Do Before Shredding A New Zone?

TGR athletes get to do a lot of traveling to some of the best places in the world with the best conditions (damn them!). But they don't just roll in on Day 1 and start hucking cliffs. Whether it's tracking down the local experts, reading through a season's worth of snow data, or slowly poking into terrain until they get a grasp on what the snowpack and conditions are, there's a lot of prep work that goes into getting a handle on a new zone before the banger lines are tagged.

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TGR athletes Forrest Shearer, Griffin Post, Lucas Debari, and Lexi Dupont share what they do every time they get to a new locale to get familiar with the snowpack.

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How Travis Rice Uses His Insane Memory to Ride Big Lines
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How Travis Rice Uses His Insane Memory to Ride Big Lines

How Travis Rice Uses His Insane Memory to Ride Big Lines

In this short video from GoPro, Travis Rice uses his insane memory to perfectly ride a complex and difficult line. If you have ever been on top of a steep face you know it's extremely challenging to identify any features that are below you. Professionals often take a helicopter or study the face for hours so they can memorize exactly what they need to do to safely reach the bottom.  This showcases Travis' perfect recall and riding ability all in one clip. 

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These Three Skiers Climbed and Skied The Longest Line in the World
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These Three Skiers Climbed and Skied The Longest Line in the World

These Three Skiers Climbed and Skied The Longest Line in the World

Ever wonder where the longest ski line in the world is? You might be surprised to find out it's actually in North America. The border between Alaska and the Yukon is defined by several massive glaciated peaks, including Mt. St. Elias, home to an 18,000-foot ski descent from the summit all the way to the Pacific Ocean. This spring, Janelle and Mark Smiley, along with friend Jed Porter, set off the climb and ski the peak. After getting dropped off on the beach at the foot of the mountain, it

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Pro Skier Michelle Parker Is on a Mission to Make Skiing Safer
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Pro Skier Michelle Parker Is on a Mission to Make Skiing Safer

Pro Skier Michelle Parker Is on a Mission to Make Skiing Safer

Big mountain skier Michelle Parker grew up shredding Squaw Valley and starting skiing professionally at age 16, so she’s no stranger to the challenges of the mountains. In this episode of National Geographic's and Redbull’s joint project “TrailBlazHer”, she speaks on the importance of avalanche safety and what it has been like to grow up with the goal of becoming a pro skier. Parker has lost friends and relatives to the mountains, but rather than give up her passion in the face of these