Pro riders may pass hundreds of hours waiting for the ideal weather in which to film their exploits. These hours can serve as a catalyst for pranks—and sometimes shit just goes a little further than expected. Such was the case when Jeremy Jones and members of the TGR production crew traveled to Svalbard to film for Further. During this trip, Dan Gibeau, a rookie member of the production crew, became the victim of a practical joke. Once Gibeau’s colleagues put their prank into motion, their acting and antics proved far more believable than they had imagined. Consequently, the outcome of their prank managed to surprise not only Gibeau, but also themselves.
For pro rider Eric Jackson, finding alignment in life incorporates a whole lot more than just riding his snowboard. For him, it includes everything from fly fishing to spending time with friends just taking in the glory of the mountains. In E-Jack’s new film with Transworld Snowboarding, explore epic mountains and rivers with him, John Jackson, and Curtis Ciszek, as they find the parallels between the tranquility of the river and the raw intensity of riding huge backcountry lines. RELATED:
Even for the dream team of Sam Smoothy, Xavier DeLeRue, Nadine Wallner, and Fraser McDougall, New Zealand’s highest peak Aoraki Mt. Cook proved a formidable challenge. Smoothy grew up staring at the massive peak that rises over 12,000 feet straight off the flats, and slowly put together a plan for climbing and skiing the legendary East Face. When the weather continued to beat down (like it does in NZ), the likelihood of achieving their objective started looking less and less within the time
The tiny living craze has always been about #vanlife, but in reality, the future is in school buses. Yeah, we’re talking about those giant yellow beasts you used to ride to school. Much more spacious than those trendy sprinter vans, a school bus proved to be the perfect vehicle of choice for Val Cook and Tim Boffe to chase powder in incredible destinations from Austria to Montenegro. RELATED: Big, Bright, and Blue — Meet Nancy the Mountain Bike School Bus Since they’re already swimming in