"For Lack of Better" Trailer: Clayton Vila and the Art of Urban
Urban skiing is the dark horse of the sport. Derided by some in the larger ski world, the brutal crashes, frigid temperatures and run-ins with the law urban requires are difficulties absent in other skiing disciplines...and, arguably, are higher risk than many big-mountain lines. Clayton Vila takes us into a realm unknown to most skiers, one of concrete, steel and consequence in "For Lack of Better."
The Shadow Campaign: Volume II Trailer
Rolling off their successful inaugural season, DPS Skis Cinematic introduces Volume Two of the Shadow Campaign, once again documenting the adventures, revelations and culture of their athletes and personalities that surround the sport. Bouncing from Japan to Italy to Switzerland, 2015 looked like a helluva a season for the DPS crew.
The Garrett Russell Experience: Another Time, Another Place -- Episode IV
Garrett Russell--or, perhaps more fitting, G-Funk--is one of the more unique minds in skiing. Having given up a career on the professional circuit to pursue snow-centric enlightenment, few folks have pondered over the sport and its many aspects as much as Garrett. For the fourth installment of the series, the ski warrior poet journeys to Japan and once again delves into the G-Funk experience.
"Conquering the Useless" Trailer: Monday Big Mountain Sending
Cody Townsend, Chris Rubens, Elyse Saugstad and Dave Treadway are known to be both incredible skiers and ambitious adventurers. In Team Thirteen's newest film, "Conquering the Useless," they take both those skills to new levels, snowmobiling and touring into some of the biggest mountains in the world...and some of the deepest, steepest powder around.
Dragonfly Peak: New Zealand Backcountry Sending
The terrain could easily be mistaken for a part of British Columbia or Europe...except that it's in New Zealand. That doesn't stop a crew of Kiwis from getting deep in the backcountry, or sending lines to do their country proud. New Zealand, dressed to impress.
Drew Bezanson's Uncontainable: Watch This Now
Our job is to make ski magazines, but sometimes feats in other, less snowy activities are too impressive not to pass along. Drew Bezanson's newest edit, called "Uncontainable," is one of those videos. When a BMX biker is going bigger than most skiers, well...it's definitely worth the watch.
"Fade to Winter": MSP's 2015 Film Trailer
Whatever the long-term forecast, pretty much every skier can agree--there are few things more quietly and deeply exciting as impending thoughts of winter. In their 2015 film "Fade to Winter," Matchstick Productions captures that emotional crescendo, proving that even a bad day on skis is better than a good day at work. We agree.