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What Ian McIntosh Was Thinking When He Fell 1,600 Feet

Ian McIntosh's 1,600-foot fall down a shaded Alaskan spine went viral, landing our favorite bearded Canadian on prime time national TV. Mac managed to get out of this one unscathed, and although he's had far worse bails in his professional career, this one nonetheless earned him international fame.

RELATED: Sage explains what he was thinking on "Plan B" line that ends in massive crash

Naturally, he was picked to Defend His Line in front of the rest of the TGR athletes at last year's International Pro Riders' Workshop, and as Mac tells it, the unique characteristics of getting this one particular line on film–that it only got 15 minutes of sun all day, and that at the exact moment the helis were supposed to be lifting off from base camp–made for a complicated approach that ultimately resulted in a slipped turn and a massive tumble. 

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Elyse Saugstad: On My Own Terms
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Elyse Saugstad: On My Own Terms

Elyse Saugstad: On My Own Terms

Who's the first female skier that comes to mind when you think of someone charging down a mountain and stomping cliffs with utter resilience and poise? We think of the legendary Elyse Saugstad. As a veteran ski racer turned big mountain freerider, she garnered a reputation for fast, technical descents on high-consequence terrain. In 2008, the Alaska native won the Freeride World Tour, the most prestigious accolade in competitive freeskiing. The following year she won the FWT's "Best Female

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​The Athlete Edits: Sam Smoothy
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​The Athlete Edits: Sam Smoothy

​The Athlete Edits: Sam Smoothy

Sam Smoothy is a tough skier to define. His long list of appearances in TGR films has cemented his reputation as a jack of all trades. In fact, we’d even go so far and say he’s pretty much a master of all things big-mountain skiing. Over the years, his career has taken him from his home in New Zealand to some of the biggest and most rugged mountains around the world, to Freeride World Tour podiums, and just about everything in between. Watching Smoothy move through the mountains,

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Watch Now: Saving Smoothy – Sam Smoothy’s Comeback
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Watch Now: Saving Smoothy – Sam Smoothy’s Comeback

Watch Now: Saving Smoothy – Sam Smoothy’s Comeback

Sometimes you just have to roll with the punches. 2019 was a pretty brutal year for Völkl's Sam Smoothy. A ski crash in Austria nearly killed him early in the season, and another later in the year sent him back to the hospital and questioning his career as a professional skier. Luckily, 2020 turned into a rebate year with an opportunity to get back into the flow of things during one of Jackson’s deepest storm cycles ever. We're stoked to have Smoothy back in the mountains with us, pushing the