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Jake Blauvelt’s New Short Documents Snowboarding and Fatherhood

Born and raised in the Green Mountains of Vermont, Jake Blauvelt's snowboarding career began on the East Coast. But by 16 he was already pushing west in pursuit of big mountain lines and powder fields that could only be found far from home. His career thrived over the years as it took him from country to country chasing snow and new backcountry terrain, but through it all he never lost his love for Vermont. 

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Today he is raising a young family in the same state he grew up in, and in his new video Full Circle, Jake reflects on how he divides his time between fatherhood and being a professional snowboarder who’s constantly on the road. It’s a fascinating look into the demands of the sport, not to mention the 10 minutes of mouthwatering riding from some of the most epic backcountry spots around the world with close friends like Kazu Kokubo, Austen Sweetin, Austin Smith and Beau Bishop.  

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Far Out Places: The Crazy Mountains
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Far Out Places: The Crazy Mountains

Far Out Places: The Crazy Mountains

Driving from her home in British Columbia to Montana,  Robin Van Gyn noticed something peculiar. Her destination, the Crazy Mountains, was nowhere to be found on any of the maps at the gas stations along the way. She thought it was a fluke at first, but it kept recurring. Confused, she eventually pointed to the map underneath the clerk’s counter and inquired about the elusive range. The clerk responded with bewilderment, no one seemed to know what she was talking about. Van Gyn walked back to

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Nick Russell Ventures into the Unknown in ‘Range of Mystery’
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Nick Russell Ventures into the Unknown in ‘Range of Mystery’

Nick Russell Ventures into the Unknown in ‘Range of Mystery’

According to legend, hidden away somewhere on our planet, lies an elusive but wondrous mountain range with fields of snow just waiting to be carved. So far it has only existed in our imagination, but that hasn’t stopped snowboarder Nick Russell from trying to pinpoint its location. His only clue was that these mountains were massive and required complicated foot-powered travel. RELATED: Watch Elena Hight Travel the Sierra Backcountry in 4K His recent film, follows this quest, which starts

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Video: Nothing but Style with the Korua Riders
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Video: Nothing but Style with the Korua Riders

Video: Nothing but Style with the Korua Riders

The KORUA Shapes riders not only carve a turn like nobody's business, but man, don’t they look stylish? Their latest edit is a complete shredfest, and you can almost feel every turn they’re making.  RELATED: Nick Russell Ventures into the Unknown in 'Range of Mystery' Volume Eight of Yearning for Turning was inspired by the feelings that bring us back to the slope year after year. Watch as Nicholas Wolken, Gabriele Torriani, Pepe Regazzi, Thomas Stöckli, Aaron Schwartz, Raphael Rocha and