Fresh Tracks: Teton Gravity Research's "Paradise Waits"

Fresh Tracks: Teton Gravity Research's "Paradise Waits"

Posted by: Sakeus Bankson / added: 07.28.2015 / Comments (0)

Following their award-winning 2014 "Almost Ablaze," TSKJ print media-partner Teton Gravity Research is proud to announce the upcoming release of "Paradise Waits," a ski movie about the tumultuous search for winter's glories. Through the highs and lows of an often-dismal winter, the TGR crew knows one thing: that at the end of the journey lies paradise.

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Posted by: Sakeus Bankson / added: 07.28.2015 / Comments (0)
"Places to Go: A Jim Harris Story" -- Official Trailer

"Places to Go: A Jim Harris Story" -- Official Trailer

Posted by: Sakeus Bankson / added: 07.23.2015 / Comments (0)

Writer, photographer, artist and general adventurer Jim Harris has spent his life capturing images from around the globe. Last year, however, Jim suffered a crash and spinal cord injury that left his ability to walk in doubt. Now, less than a year later, he's not only walking, but continuing his reputation as an adventurer extraordinaire. "Places to Go: A Jim Harris Story" is a short film capturing a remarkable will and the power of determination. 

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Posted by: Sakeus Bankson / added: 07.23.2015 / Comments (0)
The Mt. Baker Bowl: A Community Art Project in Glacier, WA

The Mt. Baker Bowl: A Community Art Project in Glacier, WA

Posted by: Sakeus Bankson / added: 07.22.2015 / Comments (0)

It's taken some long years and multiple attempts, but the Coal Pad "skatepark" in Glacier, WA has finally become a full-fledged shred spot, thanks to fundraising efforts by locals and local companies alike. Snowboard legends Jamie Lynn and Mike Cummins tell the tale in frequency: The Snowboarder's Journal's newest web exclusive.

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Posted by: Sakeus Bankson / added: 07.22.2015 / Comments (0)
Momentum Ski Camps: Session 3

Momentum Ski Camps: Session 3

Posted by: Sakeus Bankson / added: 07.21.2015 / Comments (0)

Despite record temperatures across North America, some skiers are still living the dream. This includes the lucky denizens of Momentum Ski Camps at Whistler Blackcomb, BC. The jumps are perfect, the snow slushy and fast, and the tricks are going down, with some of the best pros in the business as coaches. Oh, and don't forget the mogul lines. Those are all-time as well. 

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Posted by: Sakeus Bankson / added: 07.21.2015 / Comments (0)
PASSENGER: Legs of Steel's 2015 Teaser

PASSENGER: Legs of Steel's 2015 Teaser

Posted by: Sakeus Bankson / added: 07.21.2015 / Comments (0)

Legs of Steel is a Euro production company known for putting out mind-blowing, under-the-radar films highlighting some of the best skiers east of the pond. Their 2015 film is called "PASSENGER," and promises to be their most impressive--and nuttiest--yet. Crazy Euros. 

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Posted by: Sakeus Bankson / added: 07.21.2015 / Comments (0)
TEDx, Snow Style: Line Ski's Founder Jason Levinthal

TEDx, Snow Style: Line Ski's Founder Jason Levinthal

Posted by: Sakeus Bankson / added: 07.20.2015 / Comments (0)

Line Skis and J Skis founder Jason Levinthal is undoubtedly an innovator in the ski industry--Line, one of the first exclusively twin-tip ski manufacturers, helped push newschool skiing in ways beyond measuring. Levinthal recently talked progression at a TEDx talk at Washington State's Auburn Middle School, around the philosophy that, "If I want to land a big jump, I'm going to drop in with as much speed as possible." Wise advice indeed, Mr. Levinthal. 

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Posted by: Sakeus Bankson / added: 07.20.2015 / Comments (0)
Bomb Snow TV: Chile "Por Que No?"

Bomb Snow TV: Chile "Por Que No?"

Posted by: Sakeus Bankson / added: 07.16.2015 / Comments (0)

It's the time of year when desperate, snow-starved skiers begin making their pilgrimage south, to find pow in places like Portillo, Chile. Bomb Snow TV spent five weeks exploring the Chilean countryside, an adventure that included hot springs, earthquakes, volcanic eruptions and national holidays, and spanned from La Parva to Portillo to Nevados de Chillan and beyond. Who's ready to buy a plane ticket?  

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Posted by: Sakeus Bankson / added: 07.16.2015 / 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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