DPS The Shadow Campaign: Whitewash

DPS The Shadow Campaign: Whitewash

Posted by: Sakeus Bankson / added: 11.19.2014 / Comments (0)

The idea behind DPS Cinematic began in Alaska during the making of Sweetgrass's "Last Light." Years later, that concept now takes the DPS crew to Washington State's Mt. Baker, a land of surreal snowfalls and dark, pillowy forests, for the second episode of their The Shadow Campaign Series, "Whitewash."

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Chris Davenport's "The Faces of Dav" Episode 3: The Father

Chris Davenport's "The Faces of Dav" Episode 3: The Father

Posted by: Sakeus Bankson / added: 11.06.2014 / Comments (0)

One of the most difficult challenges an extreme athlete can face is balancing a family and the sport they risk their lives to pursue. In the third episode of Red Bull’s "The Faces of Dav" webisode series, Davenport talks about the difficulties of being a family man and professional explorer, and attempts to answer the question: Is it possible to be a pro skier and a dad? 

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Great Days 16: At Home with Sage Cattabriga-Alosa

Great Days 16: At Home with Sage Cattabriga-Alosa

Posted by: Sakeus Bankson / added: 11.06.2014 / Comments (0)

Sage Cattabriga-Alosa has called Alta, UT home for over a decade, plying its many cliffs, chutes and powder stashes when he's not on trips around the globe. One area that Sage particularly loves is off the Wildcat Chairlift, a zone that--wherever his season may have taken him--still holds the terrain, people and powder that has kept him at Alta.  

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TSKJ 8.2 Correction: Faces of Dav

TSKJ 8.2 Correction: Faces of Dav

Posted by: Sakeus Bankson / added: 11.05.2014 / Comments (0)

After TSKJ #8.2 was released, we noticed an error in the "Arctic Safari" story and would like to make a correction. On page 044, we referred to Chris Davenport's project with Red Bull as "The Faces of Day" and credited as a TV series. It should have read "The Faces of Dav," and is actually a webisode series. We apologize to Red Bull and our readers for the mistake, and will work to avoid such errors in the future. 

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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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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)
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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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