Dog Days of Winter Trailer: The History of Hotdogging

Dog Days of Winter Trailer: The History of Hotdogging

Posted by: Sakeus Bankson / added: 09.26.2014 / Comments (0)

The personal project of Bellingham, WA-local Brian Gilmore, True Grit Productions' "Dogy Days of Winter" is a chronicle of the height of hotdogging, the early-'1970s movement that redefined freestyle skiing. With dozens of interviews with legends like Wayne Wong, John Clandenin, Doug Pfeiffer and Stein Eriksen among many, many others, "Dog Days" captures what are possibly skiing's most important years more thoroughly--and beautifully--than ever before. 

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Posted by: Sakeus Bankson / added: 09.26.2014 / Comments (0)
Dream Line: The Story of Ptor Spricenieks

Dream Line: The Story of Ptor Spricenieks

Posted by: Sakeus Bankson / added: 09.23.2014 / Comments (0)

There are few professionals who can claim as adventurous a legacy as Ptor Spricenieks. He's traveled the world, notched countless first descents, and seen cultures and countries to last lifetimes. "Dream Line" is a documentary about those journies and the power of the dreams that have motivated them. Revolving around a recent expedition to Pakistan with some of the world's best big mountain skiers, "Dream Line" evokes archival footage, including some of the sport's most legendary characters--Scot Schmidt, Reinhold Messner, Joe Vallone and Greg Hill, to name a few...

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Posted by: Sakeus Bankson / added: 09.23.2014 / Comments (0)
TGR: Watch "Under the Influence" for FREE

TGR: Watch "Under the Influence" for FREE

Posted by: Sakeus Bankson / added: 09.22.2014 / Comments (0)

From the pillow lines of the Pacific Northwest to the cowboy parks of Grand Targhee to the monster spines of AK, Teton Gravity Research's 2008 film "Under the Influence" is about the people, places and moments that define our riding. From 9/22 until 9/28, TGR community members can watch "Under the Influence" for free and delve into the motivation behind some of 2008's most impressive skiing. 

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Posted by: Sakeus Bankson / added: 09.22.2014 / Comments (0)
Poor Boyz Productions: TWENTY Trailer

Poor Boyz Productions: TWENTY Trailer

Posted by: Sakeus Bankson / added: 09.17.2014 / Comments (0)

True to their roots for 20 years and having documented newschool freeskiing since its inception, Poor Boyz Productions has lived and breathed skiing longer than almost anyone. From the hand-carved pipes of 1994 to the monster pillow lines and meticulously shaped jumps of today, TWENTY is two decades of absolute progression. 

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Posted by: Sakeus Bankson / added: 09.17.2014 / Comments (0)
Matchstick Productions: Days of My Youth Trailer

Matchstick Productions: Days of My Youth Trailer

Posted by: Sakeus Bankson / added: 09.12.2014 / Comments (0)

For some, skiing is a lifelong pursuit, a common thread that runs from our earliest days of exploration to our last days of reflection. Matchstick Productions' "Days of My Youth" seeks to capture that journey of self-discovery, featuring a cast that includes all-stars, mini-shredders, and long-time skiers who have more powder days under their belts than we have days alive. Because whether it's your fifth or 50th season, it's still just as good a time. 

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Posted by: Sakeus Bankson / added: 09.12.2014 / Comments (0)
Way of Life: Tim Durtschi's Full Award-Winning Segment

Way of Life: Tim Durtschi's Full Award-Winning Segment

Posted by: Sakeus Bankson / added: 09.11.2014 / Comments (0)

Pow stoke begets pow stoke, and in anticipation for the premier of their upcoming filmAlmost Ablaze this Saturday, Teton Gravity Research is releasing Tim Durtschi's full, award-winning segment from Way of Life. Tim nailed "Best Male Performance" at the Powder Awards last year, and for Almost Ablaze we expect nothing less.  

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Posted by: Sakeus Bankson / added: 09.11.2014 / Comments (0)
South American Powder Stoke in Las Leñas, Argentina

South American Powder Stoke in Las Leñas, Argentina

Posted by: Sakeus Bankson / added: 09.10.2014 / Comments (0)

While the sun is shining north of the equator, down south the denizens of the Argentinean resort of Las Leñas are enjoying full-on winter, including a recent five-foot dump. Adrià Millan takes advantage and proves it's worth chasing endless winter. 

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Posted by: Sakeus Bankson / added: 09.10.2014 / Comments (0)
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Sakeus Bankson

Sakeus grew up on Washington’s beautiful Lake Chelan, surrounded by apple
orchards and tourists. He has spent the years since bumping around the PNW,
from Mt. Baker to Revelstoke, eventually finding himself in the Funny Feelings
offices in 2012 where he now serves as Editor of The Ski Journal.

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