THE POWELL MOVEMENT - SCOTT GAFFNEY

Date: September 11, 2018 Author: Jeff Schmuck Categories: news

On the latest episode of The Powell Movement's podcast, Mike Powell sits down with the legendary Scott Gaffney of Matchstick Productions. As the director of some of the most memorable ski movies in history, Gaffney is a sherpa in the world of elite athletes. He carries a 40-pound backpack through some of the more remote places in the world, all in the name of “getting the shot”. Like many before him, the ski dream was only achieved through hardships that a lot of us don’t...

SKI.COM'S EPIC DREAM JOB

Date: September 10, 2018 Author: Jeff Schmuck Categories: news

The Epic Pass offers more access than ever, and Ski.com, the largest provider of ski vacations in North America, is searching for a candidate who can show what it’s like to experience it all. From September 4 to October 15, 2018, Ski.com will be accepting applications for the on-mountain job of a lifetime, Ski.com’s Epic Dream Job. One lucky person will be hired to travel the world for two months via United Airlines to seven countries on three continents, and ski or ride more than a dozen...

WINTER GAMES NZ BIG AIR RECAP

Date: September 7, 2018 Author: Jeff Schmuck Categories: news

The finals of the Audi quattro Winter Games NZ FIS Freeski World Cup Big Air were held in picture perfect conditions today at Cardrona Alpine Resort. Canada’s Elena Gaskell and Switzerland’s Andri Ragettli (SUI) claimed the gold medals. New Zealand’s Finn Bilous earned his first World Cup medal, finishing in third place in front of an enthusiastic home crowd. The FIS Freeski World Cup Big Air at Winter Games NZ is the first event on the 2019 World Cup calendar; it is also sanctioned as...

WINTER GAMES NZ JUNIOR HALFPIPE

Date: September 6, 2018 Author: Jeff Schmuck Categories: news

New Zealand skier Nico Porteous capped off an epic 2018 season yesterday, claiming the FIS Junior Freeski Halfpipe World Championships 2018 title at his home mountain of Cardrona Alpine Resort. The 16-year-old, who claimed an Olympic bronze medal in PyeongChang earlier this year, went in to today’s Audi quattro Winter Games NZ competition as the top qualifier. However, a deep landing on his switch 1080 on his first run of three initially had him sitting in second place behind Norway’s...

REVELSTOKE APPOINTS DAVE BROWNLIE AS PRESIDENT

Date: September 5, 2018 Author: Jeff Schmuck Categories: news

Revelstoke Mountain Resort (RMR) is pleased to announce the appointment of Dave Brownlie as President. Dave brings 29 years of experience in the ski industry with Whistler Blackcomb and Intrawest. He began his career with Blackcomb Mountain in 1989, rising through the ranks to President and CEO of Whistler Blackcomb Holdings Inc. As President, Dave will provide leadership and support to the Mountain Operations, Heli-Skiing, and Real Estate Development teams as RMR embarks on its next phase of...

iF3 OFFICIAL SELECTION ANNOUNCED

Date: September 4, 2018 Author: Jeff Schmuck Categories: news

Following some long deliberations, the iF3 Festival, which takes place on October 18th - 20th in Montreal, is excited to announce the official film selection for the 11th annual iF3 Movie Awards.   As usual, the phenomenal content that was submitted made choosing the right movies an enormous challenge, and iF3 would like to thank all of the producers who put in the effort of creating these works of art. For a look at which movies made the cut, click here. Be sure to stay tuned to...

WINTER GAMES NZ JUNIOR SLOPESTYLE

Date: September 1, 2018 Author: Jeff Schmuck Categories: news

FIS Junior World Championship titles were awarded in Freeski and Snowboard Slopestyle on day eight of competition at the Audi quattro Winter Games NZ at Cardrona Alpine Resort. Japan dominated the Snowboard competition with gold medals won by top qualifiers Takeru Otsuka and Kokomo Murase. Freeski gold medals were won by Sweden’s Oliwer Magnusson and Estonia’s Kelly Sildaru. The women’s freeski podium came down to a tussle between trick execution and ground-breaking trick progression....

OUTDOOR RETAILER WINTER MARKET

Date: August 30, 2018 Author: Jeff Schmuck Categories: news

  Outdoor Retailer, the largest U.S. tradeshow and premier business event for the outdoor industry, will launch the winter season this November at Outdoor Retailer Winter Market in Denver. The four-day show runs Nov. 8-11, 2018 and will span nearly half a million square feet at the Colorado Convention Center. The Outdoor Retailer Innovation Awards inaugural event will set the stage on the first night, and the tradeshow will be co-located with Grassroots Outdoor Alliance's Grassroots Connect...

WINTER GAMES NZ JUNIOR BIG AIR

Date: August 27, 2018 Author: Jeff Schmuck Categories: news

The first titles of the FIS Junior Freestyle Ski & Snowboard World Championships 2018 were awarded today at Cardrona Alpine Resort. Japan’s Takeru Otsuka was crowned Junior Men’s Snowboard Big Air champion, Mac Forehand (USA) Junior Men’s Freeski Big Air Champion and Anastasia Tatalina (RUS) Junior Ladies’ Freeski Big Air Champion. The Ladies’ Snowboard Big Air championships have been postponed until later next week due to high winds over the past two days.  In women’s ski,...

WINTER GAMES NZ PREVIEW

Date: August 22, 2018 Author: Jeff Schmuck Categories: news

The Audi quattro Winter Games NZ has attracted 826 athletes from 35 countries so far and the entries keep rolling in, as the six locations across Wanaka, Queenstown and Naseby set up for the 17 winter sports disciplines over the 16 days of competition.  First off the rank will be the centerpiece of the Winter Games NZ, the FIS Junior Freestyle Ski and Snowboard World Championships 2018 at Cardrona Alpine Resort. Tomorrow sees the first training day for the FIS Junior Freestyle Ski and...

MATT STERBENZ DEPARTS 4FRNT

Date: August 7, 2018 Author: Jeff Schmuck Categories: news

4FRNT Skis has promoted Dan Cardon to Brand Manager effective immediately. Dan will be taking on all of the current responsibilities of Matt Sterbenz, 4FRNT’s founder and current Brand Director. After 16 years at the helm, Sterbenz will be stepping down from this position Monday to begin serving as General Manager of Wintersports for an advanced materials company, Checkerspot. “I’m proud to have worked with everyone on our talented team over all these years and couldn’t be more...

MARKER KINGPIN RECALL

Date: August 1, 2018 Author: Jeff Schmuck Categories: news

Based on the results of extensive testing and quality procedures for the possible breakage of steel pins in the toe pieces of a limited number of Marker Kingpin bindings, Marker has decided to conduct a voluntary recall of the affected products. The potential safety issue is related only to 2017/18 models of the Kingpin 10 and 13 pin tech binding. All other populations are not affected by this recall. Under rare circumstances, the breakage of the steel pins of the 2017/18 models may lead...

iF3 VIP PASSES NOW ON SALE

Date: July 25, 2018 Author: Jeff Schmuck Categories: news

More big news from the iF3 Festival, which is set to take place on October 18th - 20th… You can now buy your all access VIP passes online, and save!  iF3 VIP PASSESThe VIP passes are the best products for real iF3 fans (with more choices for specific screenings, access to the iF3 Awards, all of the epic parties, venues and more), and quantities are limited, so get yours before it’s too late by clicking here.  iF3 REGISTRATION CLOSING SOONIn addition, we wanted to once again remind...

FREERIDE WORLD TOUR ANNOUNCES WILD CARDS

Date: July 19, 2018 Author: Jeff Schmuck Categories: news

After the exciting announcement that freeskiing legend Tanner Hall will receive a 2019 wild card, the Freeride World Tour is pleased to welcome seven additional wild card athletes to participate in the 2019 FWT season.   Carl Régner. Photo by Marcus Olsson Wild cards are granted to exceptional athletes, competitors recovering from injuries, and local riders. This year’s roster of wild card athletes includes two injury wild cards: Carl Régner (SWE) and Jackie Paaso (USA); and five...

iF3 WHISTLER + NEW WEBSITE ANNOUNCED

Date: July 13, 2018 Author: Jeff Schmuck Categories: news

The iF3 Festival is planning and plowing ahead on its upcoming edition in Montreal on October 18th - 20th, and in some exciting news, they have a new website and event to announce…  NEW WEBSITEThere’s a new website online at festivalif3.com, so be sure to check it out for more information about iF3 Montreal, including venues, parties and upcoming ski and snowboard movie trailers. Producers can also find the link to register their films, and there’s only a few days left before the...

QUIKSILVER & ROXY'S BOARDRIDERS WEEK

Date: July 4, 2018 Author: Jeff Schmuck Categories: news

From July 9th through July 15th, Quiksilver and Roxy will be celebrating the re-opening of the newly renovated Quiksilver retail store in Whistler, B.C.  Photo by Ilanna Barkusky Quiksilver and Roxy will offer consumers the opportunity to engage with the brands through athlete activations, special events and retail incentives. In alignment with the Roxy Make Waves Move Mountains campaign and Quiksilver Generations campaign, the Boardriders group will be hosting a photographer showcase,...

2018 ESPYS NOMINATIONS

Date: June 21, 2018 Author: Jeff Schmuck Categories: news

The 2018 ESPYS nominations include the world’s top action sports stars in categories of Best Female Athlete, Best Male & Female Olympians, Best Male & Female Action Sports Athletes and Best Male Athlete with a Disability. Snowboard phenom Chloe Kim leads the charge with an action sports athlete record three nominations for Best Female Athlete, Best Female Olympian and Best Female Action Sports Athlete. Snowboarders Jamie Anderson, Red Gerard and Shaun White, along with Skier David Wise,...

DEW TOUR RETURNS TO BRECKENRIDGE

Date: June 8, 2018 Author: Jeff Schmuck Categories: news

Mountain Dew and TEN: The Enthusiast Network announced today that the annual winter Dew Tour ski and snowboard competition and festival will return to Breckenridge, Colorado on December 13-16, 2018. The four-day event includes the world’s best male and female skiers and snowboarders competing in individual Halfpipe and Slopestyle competitions, Dew Tour’s signature Team Challenge and Streetstyle competitions and a calendar of fan-based activities. Past competitors include Olympic gold...


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WINTER GAMES NZ BIG AIR RECAP

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WINTER GAMES NZ JUNIOR HALFPIPE

September 6, 2018
New Zealand skier Nico Porteous capped off an epic 2018 season yesterday, claiming the FIS Junior Freeski Halfpipe World Championships 2018 title at his...
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REVELSTOKE APPOINTS DAVE BROWNLIE AS PRESIDENT

September 5, 2018
Revelstoke Mountain Resort (RMR) is pleased to announce the appointment of Dave Brownlie as President. Dave brings 29 years of experience in the ski...
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By: Jeff Schmuck

iF3 OFFICIAL SELECTION ANNOUNCED

September 4, 2018
Following some long deliberations, the iF3 Festival, which takes place on October 18th - 20th in Montreal, is excited to announce the official film...
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By: Jeff Schmuck

WINTER GAMES NZ JUNIOR SLOPESTYLE

September 1, 2018
FIS Junior World Championship titles were awarded in Freeski and Snowboard Slopestyle on day eight of competition at the Audi quattro Winter Games NZ at...
Read Now
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By: Jeff Schmuck

OUTDOOR RETAILER WINTER MARKET

August 30, 2018
  Outdoor Retailer, the largest U.S. tradeshow and premier business event for the outdoor industry, will launch the winter season this November at...
Read Now
News
By: Jeff Schmuck

WINTER GAMES NZ JUNIOR BIG AIR

August 27, 2018
The first titles of the FIS Junior Freestyle Ski & Snowboard World Championships 2018 were awarded today at Cardrona Alpine Resort. Japan’s Takeru...
Read Now
News
By: Jeff Schmuck

WINTER GAMES NZ PREVIEW

August 22, 2018
The Audi quattro Winter Games NZ has attracted 826 athletes from 35 countries so far and the entries keep rolling in, as the six locations across...

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