Catch the full stream of one of our favorite events of the year right here on TGR: the 2021 Kings and Queens of Corbet’s. Just a few days ago, 26 skiers and snowboarders gathered for one of the most unique competitions ever held – a festival of hucking into Jackson Hole Mountain Resort’s infamous Corbet’s Couloir. Can last year’s reigning champions Parkin Costain and Veronica Paulsen keep their title, or will a new King and Queen emerge?
Every sport undergoes evolutions and progressions – for athletes, the simple act is pushing themselves and their peers is what keeps many of them in game for lengthy successful careers. In snowboarding, and action sports in general, that evolution and progression might be the single strongest driving force. After all, who’s keeping score in the mountains? Snowboarding in particular is a sport defined by (r)evolution – at first it was the counterculture against mainstream winter sports.
Absinthe Film’s latest project CHANNEL ZeRO was a treat for the eyes, featuring of course some of the best snowboarding we’ve ever seen. As part of it, a standout segment included riding from Selema Masekela, Russell Winfield, Ben Hinkley, Stevie Bell, Gabby Maiden, Durell Williams, Keir Dillon, and Dillon Ojo. It’s Black History Month, so Absinthe released the full Tribute segment for us to enjoy riding from some of the best Black snowboarders in the industry. Whether it’s heavy-hitting