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At the times of recession - Re:Session review

TGR's newest ski movie has the old recipe with skiers ripping down big Alaskan mountains and a lot of pow and faceshots.. but does anyone else think that the traditional recipe might need a bit more spicing up?

Breckenridge Triple Line

As noted in the previous post about Mt. Baker opening, the Northwest is holding: fully operational, with a 72-inch base. That ain't easy to beat. But what Breckenridge lacks in early season snow pack (currently at 18-inches), they have compensated with their terrain features. Show More Summary

Wisconsin Resort Announces Snowboard Restriction

Remember when you had to get a special snowboard certification to shred at your local hill? Probably not, because that was a long, long time ago. For most kids these days, it's an all fair, all equal rights world of shred -- plus, most resorts have a terrain park to boot. Show More Summary

Snow: Good for Cooling, Communists and Creativity

Snowboarders are no strangers to collecting snow and re-purposing it for their needs: jumps, drop-ins, landing piles for urban jibs -- even halfpipes and parks are all examples of what you can get snow to do if you're creative. Now,Show More Summary

Longest Ski Descent Ever - Skiing Mount St Elias in Alaska

How long can a ski descent be? How far must man travel in order to ski the longest ski descent ever? To the mighty Mount Everest? No, it's enough to travel to Mount St. Elias, Alaska. Anyhow, don’t expect it to be easy.

On A Lighter Note

This episode contains a spot on Virginia's snowless skiing facility, Liberty Mountain. Normally, I'd link to an earlier relevant article here, but Liberty University requested that my superiors remove that particular article from the blog several weeks ago.This episode also contains some Montreal LARPers. Show More Summary

Brown v. Boards

Editor's Note: You really should read this article first, in order to get a proper background on the current plight of snowboarders everywhere.Indentured servitude. Slavery. Internment. Racial and sexual disenfranchisement. Censorship. Show More Summary

King Of Style

With 2009 London Freeze ended, freestyle skiing's elite have their sights set on the final major big air contest of the fall, the Peak Performance King Of Style. In addition to already invited pro types, the Stockholm event holds anShow More Summary

Ski movie Virne released - downloadable for free

The flat country of Finland has created a bunch of enthusiastic freeskiers, check out the latest creation of some of them, the 20 minute long Virne freeride flick.

London Freeze: Frozen

The London Freeze concluded yesterday at the Battersea Power Station in London. Saturday's Ski Freeze Grind rail jam competition proved to be a big day for both comebacks and up-and-comers as Canadian Corey Vanular put a QED on his two-year...Show More Summary

Halloween Product Test #136

Rome SDS makes a boot called the Libertine. The definition of a libertine, according to the Oxford American Dictionary is "a person, especially a man, who behaves without moral principle or a sense of responsibility."Meet Ian Fung, who apparently is doctor, a very young doctor, and his metal henchman George. Show More Summary

London Freeze: Underway

The London Freeze big air event has just gotten underway with the Battle of Britain ski competition. The top 4 UK riders from this contest will earn themselves a slot in the International Ski Big Air which will take place this Sunday.Notably...Show More Summary

Longest Ski Descent Ever – Skiing Mount St Elias in Alaska

How long can a ski descent be? How far must man travel in order to ski the longest ski descent ever? To the mighty Mount Everest? No, it's enough to travel to Mount St. Elias, Alaska. Anyhow, don’t expect it to be easy.

Feel Good Save Money

Your phone rings. It's your girlfriend. She's calling to tell you that your six-month anniversary is coming up. You consider explaining why there's no such thing as a six-month anniversary. But you're smart enough to know that things could get a lot worse than celebrating six-month "anniversaries"—especially for a guy like you. Show More Summary

80s-90s freestyle ski video collection

So someone just digitalized a bunch of 80s and 90s freestyle skiing videos. There's several hours of ski ballet, aerials, mogul skiing and whatnot all in funky 80s outfits complete with jetpants and so on, it can't get any better!


The second episode of Salomon Freeski TV centers on the Salomon Jib Academy Finals in Mammoth Mountain, California. The episode contains a driving hip-hop style soundtrack, no voiceover, and periodic flashes of what-what-i'ma-punch-yo'-camera's-lights-out...Show More Summary

Nuit de la Glisse 2009 Movie by Perfect Moment

Nuit de la Glisse 2009 movie is coming out soon.World release of this super cool movie is on November 26th, but you can see it already on October 30th in Annecy, France or on October 31st in Chamonix, France. The Nuit de la Glisse was born at the end of the 1970s. Originally a...

Big Rivah

Maine's Sunday River became the first ski resort in the East to open for the season. The affair also featured leaf peepin' on skis:Also, a few items of interest out of California:• Mammoth Mountain opens for the season Friday, Oct. 16. Show More Summary


Major big air contest numero dos of the early season just concluded in East Berlin, er, eastern Berlin. The event's inauguration went to new talent with 18-year-old Henrik Harlaut taking top honors. A flawless double cork 1260 mute propelled the young Swede over Sammy Carlson's double cork 1080 mute in the judges' tabulations. Show More Summary

Cycle For A Cause

Last year, skiing bid a sorrowful farewell to its most influential figure ever after the ski-BASE death of Shane McConkey. And only a few weeks earlier, a freak accident had left Riley Poor paralyzed from the chest down. With two events...Show More Summary

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