Photos and Movies
April 25, 2011
2011 was one for the books. Here's what made this season stand out, from the one piece of gear that makes everyone an Internet celebrity, to events of Olympic proportion, to lots and lots of snow.
April 22, 2011
As part of the Telus World Ski and Snowboard festival in Whistler, photographers from around the world submitted their ski, surf, mountain bike, and skate photos for inclusion in the Olympus Pro Photographer Showdown. The finalists were invited to submit a nine minute slideshow, set to music, of the best images from their life's work. These are a few images from the finalists, as well as Blake Jorgenson's winning presentation.
February 24, 2011
Sweetgrass Productions isn't your average film company. Instead of shooting urban jibs and heli-fueled big mountain lines, they've made a name for themselves by filming in-depth portraits of human-powered ski culture, with a side of pow shots (see their last film "Signatures"). They've spent the past two seasons in South America shooting their 2011 production, "Solitare." Here's a behind the scenes look.
February 7, 2011
Who knows if it’s the steeps, the snow, or the access to insane backcountry, but Whistler turns out some of the toughest and most talented skiers on the planet from dominant ski cross racers to the queen of pipe skiing.