Tag: skiing

Mar 18, 2015

Quicksilver Puts Candide Thovex’s Full Length Film ‘Few Words’ on YouTube

Quicksilver Puts Candide Thovex's Full Length Film 'Few Words' on YouTube

FEW WORDS is an award winning documentary that retraces the life story of one of the most accomplished skiers in the world, Candide Thovex. The film gives an insight into the legend behind the goggles and takes you to the most beautiful mountains on the planet.

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Jan 16, 2015

What It’s Like to Descend a Mountain as One of the World’s Best Skiers

What It's Like to Descend a Mountain as One of the World's Best Skiers

Check out this insane first-person POV of Candide Thovex going down a mountain and doing some unbelievable tricks on the way. Although the clips are edited together to make it feel like one seamless run, it just doesn’t matter, the end result is too fantastic.

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Dec 9, 2014

Cody Townsend Skis the Craziest Line Ever

Cody Townsend Skis the Craziest Line Ever

Cody Townsend takes big mountain skiing to an entirely new level, straight-lining one of the gnarliest vertical chutes deep in the Alaska Tordrillos Mountain Range, earning himself the “Best Line” award at the 15th annual Powder Awards, along with “Best Male Performance” and “Full Throttle” titles as well. The segment is from the award-winning…

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Nov 16, 2014

Robbie Maddison Does an Olympic Ski Jump on his Motorbike

Robbie Maddison Does an Olympic Ski Jump on his Motorbike

Robbie Maddison tears through the Olympic Park in Utah capping it off with an amazing stunt at the ski jumping facility. Maddison dropped in, launching with a speed of 71 mph (114 km/h) and achieving a distance of 374 ft (114 meters). He also set a world record with a vertical drop of 185…

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Nov 10, 2014

Picture of the Day: Snow-Covered Ski Lift in Sweden

Picture of the Day: Snow-Covered Ski Lift in Sweden

Photograph by Anders Carlsson In this fantastic capture we see a snow-covered ski lift at the top of Åreskutan in central Sweden. Åreskutan is a 1,420 metres (4,660 ft)-high mountain at Åre in Jämtland, Sweden. It is one of the better-known mountains in Sweden and the mountain massif features the largest ski resort area…

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Apr 7, 2014

Jesper Tjader Double Backflips Over 180 ft Wide Halfpipe

Jesper Tjader Double Backflips Over 180 ft Wide Halfpipe

At the Suzuki Nine Knights event in Livigno, Italy, Jesper Tjäder (SWE) double backflipped a 55 metre transfer over a halfpipe. Jesper of course was wearing a GoPro and other camera operators were on hand to capture the gnarly trick. The progression of freestyle skiing has been a pleasure to watch!

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