Hittin the untouched tree mazes in between Rambo and Pinball. Some steep and deep pits in there, and some other places around the area where it's about chest deep. Unreal terrain, and quick cuts. Most of the footage was covered in powder, so this is what i could salvage.
The year was 1996. Bill Clinton was President, Tupac was alive and well, and Steve and Todd Jones were hard at work on TGR's first film. "Freeriding" as we know it today was the near-exclusive domain of snowboarders, but was rapidly gaining popularity thanks to one-plankers like Matt Goodwill, Mike "Tex" Davenport, and Steve Klassen. Inspired by Alaska's legendary King of the Hill big-mountain-freeride competition, organizers dreamed up a similar event to be held in the iconic Swiss
It’s not new that skiers and snowboarders have been riding the edge in Chamonix for many years, but a few years ago, a film emerged that truly showcased that edge in all its raw, rugged, extreme beauty. Sam Favret and Julien “Pica” Herry’s 2017 masterpiece brought us right into the heart of steep riding in one of the gnarliest places on the planet, into a sort of dream state where things we never thought possible do in fact occur. RELATED: Watch More Full Length Ski and Snowboard Films Right
It may come a shocking surprise to anyone who reads TGR regularly, but I’m a skier. With that in mind, I’m a big fan of full-length films these days, especially getting a good hard look at some classics from the snowboard world, like the Manboys re-release of their 2016 classic In all honesty, I’ve probably spent more time watching snowboard films in recent days than anything else. It’s a whole new world! RELATED: Stay STOKED – TGR’s Best Free Content All jokes aside, we’re stoked that the