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.
This one is scary folks. While snowboarding in Chile, a local man named Manuel Díaz got caught in a slide. In case you haven't heard, Chile has been getting hammered with snow lately. The capital, Santiago, just had their largest snow storm in 46 years. We're thankful Díaz is okay. It serves as a hair-raising reminder, though, that backcountry adventures are a risk and being properly prepared is essential. Read about 7 Lessons Greg Epstein Learned From Surviving An Avalanche and explore
If you haven't already daydreamed of skiing "Japowpow," then this edit by Shredbots will definitely have you joining those of us who drool over the endless freshies in Japan. Shot in Honshu and Hokkaido, the short film shows both the snow that never seems to stop falling in the mountains and the cultural excitement of the cities.
After a long wait for the first snowfall, winter in New Zealand has finally arrived in full force. Cardrona Alpine Resort on the South Island is getting pounded with snow in the early season, and riders Zoi Sadowski-Synnott, Ethan Cruise, and Nick Brown are getting after it. Watch as they remind us how to enjoy those first turns back on the snow. RELATED: This Is Still The Most Relatable Ski Off-Season Video We've Seen Known as both the training mountain for the New Zealand snowboard team