Week In Review: Long Live The Ski Music Video

College powder day! FWT heads to Haines! Starbucks sucks!

SNL and GoPro drop in
SNL took a look at everyone’s favorite POV action camera and shoved it up their butts…literally. This is pretty much the funniest GoBro video I’ve ever seen. Dropping!




RMU debuts Flyin’ Ryan skis in Vermont
Colorado ski company Rocky Mountain Underground is showing some love for the East Coast with its newest release, collaborating with Burlington’s Alpine Shop to bring the Flyin’ Ryan ski to Vermonters this season. Dedicated to the fallen freeskier and beloved East Coast ripper, Ryan Hawks, the ski will be sold exclusively in the Green Mountain State with proceeds going to benefit the Flyin’ Ryan Foundation—a nonprofit that gets local kids out on the slopes all winter.


Because everybody loves a good ski music video
It’s been a while since the good old days of John Denver ski music videos, but the Australian duo Client Liaison did their best to bring it back with some nifty shifties and a few cross-country ski bunnies. Oh, and maybe one of the best speed mullets of all time. Go straight to 1:08 the start of the ski action.




UBC skiers sending cliffs, slaying pow. Ah, college
The UBC Freeride Team seems a little different than the University of Maryland Ski Club, what do you think?




Vail ousts Park City coffee brand
The Great Takeover has begun over a cup of coffee. Park City Roaster, the preferred coffee supplier of PCMR since 2001, was kicked to the curb in favor of Vail Resorts’ corporate cup o’ joe, Starbucks. This isn’t the end of Park City Roasters, but you’ll have to skate into town if you’re looking for a local caffeine fix.


Introducing the ski jumping trainer
It’s tough to look cool in the gym, but it’s even tougher when you’re practicing your ski jumping. It’s science.




Haines announced as FWT stop
Alaska’s freeriding Mecca, Haines, was announced as the only North American stop on the Freeride World Tour this week. Somewhere Doug Coombs is smiling as the legendary locale will get its first shot at hosting the biggest competition in big mountain freeskiing on March 14.