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Video: Xavier de Le Rue Offers Tips for Big Mountain Snowboarding

Xavier de Le Rue is best known as a big-mountain snowboarder, whether in competition on the Freeride World Tour or in ski/snowboard films. He’s won the FWT three times, and has appeared in films by TGR, Sherpas Cinemas, and many others. Clearly, the man knows what he is doing. Instead of keeping his knowledge to himself, de Le Rue is sharing his expertise in the web series “How To XV,” in which he shares tips and tricks learned over 20 years of professional snowboarding.

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Xavier is a living legend, and his commitment to encouraging the next generation of big-mountain snowboarders is awesome to see. Few are better at managing risk while sending big lines, and his ability to balance the serious and playful sides of the sport is second to none. Thanks for the tips, Xavi!

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Professional snowboarder and mountaineer Jeremy Jones has an intimate relationship with the outdoors. It’s his escape, his identity, and his legacy. But over the course of his 45 years in the mountains, he’s seen things change: more extreme weather, fewer snow days, and economic strain on mountain towns. Learn More and Make a Plan To Vote Motivated by an urge to protect the places he loves, Jeremy sets out on a physical and philosophical journey to find common ground with fellow outdoor

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The plan was simple: drive around North America in an RV looking for the best stashes of snow. However, things quickly derailed for the Quiksilver team after their first stop at Mount Baker. Honestly, though, they should have seen this coming. Anyone who’s ridden there will say the same thing: it’s hard to leave. Rather than fight it, Travis Rice, Austen Sweetin, Mathieu Crepel, Bryan Fox, Griffin Siebert, and Miles Fallon hunkered down in the Baker parking lot making the best of their failed

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The Tetons are just one of those ultimate gathering places for the shred community – with unparalleled access to some of the best riding, deepest snow, and craziest lines in the world. In other words, there’s a reason so many pro snowboarders spend so much time here. This is Us In – a project put together by Cam Fitzpatrick and friends – presents an intimate look at that community in their upcoming feature film Coalescence. Featuring riding from @camfitzpatrick, @travisrice, @aaronhallenbeck,