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.
The Changabaishan Volcano is located partly in the Ryanggang Province, North Korea, and partly in the Jilin Province, Northeastern China. The mountain and this area are heavily disputed between China and North and South Korea. It's also known as the "Ever White Mountain" and the "Holy Mountain of the Evolution", with legend having it was formed under a double rainbow. Xavier De Le Rue and company attempt to ride the volcano is this new episode of the DIY Tour. De Le Rue evades guards who
Norwegian snowboarder Terje Haakonson lets his riding speak for itself in this one-shot wonder he posted yesterday morning. Haakonson has been riding since the dawn of snowboarding in 1988, but does not seem to have ever slowed down. Here, he drops in off a craggy summit in BC and then just lays one massive turn after the other through terrain straight out of a fantasy.
Eiki Helgason has a knack for landing absurd tricks. On this week of #Braindomness he stomps an ollie north backflip. The skill and pure guts needed to attempt this is awesome and the vibe reminds me of old skate edits where the mashed attempts are celebrated, not left on the editing room floor. Stoked to see what Eiki does next!