Salomon Freeski TV: Fjord Norway
Exploring fjords in the Sunnmøre Alps
Episode two of Salomon Freeski TV follows Greg Hill, Andreas Fransson, and Chris Rubens as they travel deep into the fjords of the Sunnmøre Alps on board a 100 year old vessel, skiing narrow couloirs and pow fields.
Video: So It Begins
Ahmet Dadali, Mike Hornbeck, and La Familia take a stand against FIS and competitive freeskiing in the Olympics
When So It Begins, Ahmet Dadali, Mike Hornbeck, and the rest of La Familia drew a decisive line between those who believe in competitive freeskiing’s inclusion in the Winter Olympics and those who do not. La Familia does not.
High Fives Foundation and POC premiere helmet awareness campaign
#Helmetsarecool is the third installment of High Fives’ B.A.S.I.C.S. Program Service. The acronym stands for Being Aware Safe In Critical Situations. Through these videos, the nonprofit hopes to bring safety awareness to young athletes so that they can avoid the life-altering injuries that so many have suffered.
Week in Review Oct. 18: Candide Thovex (almost) Hit by Cow & A-Basin Opens
Euro Freeski Open on for 2014, Ski Patrol Documentary Film Released, Team Armada hits South Korea & "Prancercising" Sweeps Pre-Season Training Routines
POWDER Magazine Week in Review Oct. 18: Candide Thovex (almost) Hit by Cow, A-Basin Opens, Euro Freeski Open on for 2014, Ski Patrol Documentary Film Released, “Prancercising” Sweeps Pre-Season Training Routines, and Josh Daiek
VIDEO: ABM on Filming Mutiny
Go behind the scenes of Stept's Mutiny with Alex Beaulieu-Marchand
Alex Beaulieu-Marchand has been filming urban since he was 12, and even back then, he was probably better than you. In this video from Stept productions, ABM talks about getting connected with Stept, gives us a bit of his career history, and hints at where he hopes to take things this winter (Olympics, anyone?). You’ll also get to check out some awesome behind-the-scenes footage from filming Mutiny last season. Can’t get enough? Click-in to SteptProductions.com. —Abbie Barronian
Skiing and the Shutdown
How Washington's stalemate is cutting into your ski time
Losing the Panda Cam is one thing, but if the shutdown continues for much longer, it’s going to cut into your ski time. And that’s crossing the line. A-Basin is open, and at this rate, most of the ski resorts in the West will have their act together before the government does. So what does that mean for your ski season?
Week in Review Oct. 11: Jason Levinthal Announces New Ski Brand and Expensive Groin Shots
Backcountry huts close due to gov't shutdown, North Korea's ski area "opens," & Au Revoir Euro X
Week in Review Oct. 11: North Korea Ready for Skiing, Expensive Groin Shots, and Au Revoir Euro X.
Ski Town Throwdown Bracketology: Editor’s Picks
POWDER Editor John Stifter fills out his bracket
POWDER Editor John Stifter fills out his Ski Town Throwdown presented by Liftopia bracket with managing editor John Clary Davies. Fill out your own bracket here before voting for match-ups starts on Oct. 14. The person with the bracket that is most similar to the actual results will win a dream ski trip for two to the winning Ski Town Throwdown ski area. For info on all round one action, check out our match-up previews.
ICONS: Scot Schmidt on Shane McConkey
A new weekly series featuring renowned athletes from a variety of sports talking about the influence of Shane McConkey
In episode four of ICONS – an exclusive series featuring renowned athletes from a variety of sports talking about the influence of Shane McConkey – we feature the extreme skiing master himself, Scot Schmidt. Produced by Red Bull Media House, ICONS features outtakes from the feature biopic “McConkey,” which premiered this past Saturday in Squaw Valley, California.
The ICONS series will appear on Powder.com every Wednesday for two months. Come back next week to hear Travis Pastrana’s thoughts. Check out the tour dates and ticket purchase links list below. Read Ingrid Backstrom’s review of the movie’s premiere at the Tribeca Film Festival. For additional information go to McConkeyMovie.com.
McConkey Tour Dates + Buy Ticket Links:
PARK CITY, UT
Jim Santy Auditorium, October 11th, 2013.
LOS ANGELES, CA
The Regent Theatre, October 11th – 16th, 2013.
NEW YORK, NY
Village East Cinema, October 11th – 17th, 2013.
SAN FRANCISCO, CA
Palace of Fine Arts Theatre, October 14th, 2013.
Center for the Arts, October 16th, 2013.
CRESTED BUTTE, CO
Center for the Arts, October 18th, 2013.
Boulder Theater, October 20th, 2013.
Ellie Caulkins Opera House, October 21st, 2013.
Egyptian Theatre, October 24th, 2013.
SALT LAKE CITY, UT
The Cliff Lodge, Snowbird, November 2nd, 2013.
Pantages Theatre, November 8th, 2013.
John Hancock Hall, November 12th, 2013.
Higher Ground, November 14th 2013.
The Music Hall, November 15th, 2013.
Diana Wortham Theatre, November 19th, 2013.
SAN SEBASTIAN, SPAIN (EUROPEAN PREMIERE)
San Sebastian Film Festival, September 26th, 2013.
iF3 Festival, Cinema Decavision, September 29th, 2013.
LONDON, UNITED KINGDOM
TBA, September 30th, 2013.
TBA, October 1, 2013.
HEROES BY NATURE EUROPE
45+ screenings in six countries, October 3rd, 2013
The Store Is Everywhere—Even On the Chairlift
Forecasting skiing's e-commerce future
While the 3D real-time comparison-shopping scenario might strike some as hopelessly Jetsonian, much of the technology is already in place, and it’s not hard to see it progressing rapidly further. In the ski market, the balancing act will always be weighing the benefits of everywhere computing against a ski experience valued for its ability to separate us from modern-day distractions.