In this episode of Teton Gravity Research’s web series Moments, take a look at a stream of production snapshots from the filming of Further in the Austrian Alps. Each behind-the-scenes shot is 1 to 1 ½ seconds long and edited together to give a sense of what it was like filming Further with Jeremy Jones.Inspired by Cesar Kuriyama’s “1 Second Everyday – Age 30” video, Moments is a web series by Teton Gravity Research that pieces together snapshots from the filming of The Dream Factory and Further during the 2011-’12 season. Celebrate moments from locations such as Jackson, Anchorage, Valdez, the northern Chugach, Canada’s Powder Highway, Pemberton, BC and Norway’s Atomfjella Mountains. Watch More TGR Moments Order Further
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.
Marc-André Tarte and the rest of the team at Progression Airbags have come up with a new style of airbag that will change the way snowboarders train for slopestyle events in the future. For now, that means the 2018 Winter Olympics, one of the most widely watched sporting events in the world. Instead of ending in a flat pillow like most traditional airbags, this new version has a slope that reflects the grade of real landings. The first one built to completion weighs in at around 12,000 pounds
Xavier De Le Rue completely destroys Pic Du Midi in the French Pyrenees. The famous big mountain snowboarder is captured doing what he does, shredding techy exposed lines with a surgical precision. This is part of Xavier's DIY series, which so far has chronicled his journeys in China and other exotic locations.