McRae Williams is on the verge of realizing an Olympic dream, but he's determined not to let the pressure get to him. In the first episode of SCOTT Sports' "The Moment" McRae talks about why he's treating Olympic season as if it was just another day in the park. Video by Andrew Napier and 4BI9 Media
Todd Richards sat down with The Inertia to talk about how his love affair with snowboarding was birthed out of his skateboarding roots, and why he now finds himself doing much more math than he ever wanted to.
Slaying pillows in BC. Greasing rails in Moscow. Crushing Superpark at Mammoth. Is there anything Laurent De Martin can't do?
Spend your Sunday with this weird collection of board transfers and mutant waves from 2017.
Not only does LJ Strenio rip, but he's also apparently a physics wizard. Observe.
Kick back and enjoy your Saturday with a little visual stimulus from the fine folks at Vans, as they preview their first full-length snowboard flick ever.
Yew! We're stoked to have this in our hometown. Whether you're exploring the world of ski mountaineering or taking your first steps on skins, head into the backcountry with some of the best in the biz at the Arc'teryx Backcountry Ski & Snowboard Academy in Jackson Hole, Feb 8 -11.
Clinic spaces are still available! Check out more about the clinics and free seminars here: http://bit.ly/JacksonHole-ArcteryxAcademy
The Bumion: "I can't find a boyfriend that can keep up," she told TGR, "so I don't date skiers anymore."
As the five stories published over the past week demonstrate, the mountains are always in control. No matter how strong we may think we are, the fact is: they always have the last word. Thanks for following along with us during #TGRSafetyWeek2018 – we hope we've been able to teach you something.
Some sage advice:
#1) Be humble when you’re in the mountains. It might save your life.
#2) Don’t for two milliseconds think that your equipment—or your partner—is going to save you.
Running beacon drills is great, but it's not enough. Every real life situation and accident has different variables, and only practice and education will help you respond to them. In this video, watch TGR athletes practicing like it's the real thing. #TGRSafetyWeek2018
“I thought I was getting buried while it was happening,” Nick McNutt said. On a sunny, cold morning in Alaska, McNutt was caught in a large avalanche while skiing his line. Thankfully, he came out uninjured, but he was very lucky.
Read more about that day in Part V of #TGRSafetyWeek2018.