LOW PRESSURE PODCAST - SIMON D'ARTOIS

Date: April 20, 2018 Author: Jeff Schmuck Categories: news

On the latest episode of the Low Pressure Podcast, recent Olympian and X Games gold medalist Simon d'Artois sits down to discuss his Olympic experience, how he physically and mentally prepared for PyeongChang, the drama surrounding Elizabeth Swaney, his love for photography, and more. Photo by Mark Warner To listen to all past, present and future episodes of The Low Pressure Podcast, subscribe to it on iTunes or Google Play via the buttons below, and be sure to visit...

THE BACKYARD SESSION

Date: April 18, 2018 Author: Jeff Schmuck Categories: news

The annual private spring park shoot previously known as Today’s Canvas is returning to Stoneham, Quebec at the end of this month. JF Houle. Photo by Renaud Gagnon Last year, Today’s Parks were the masterminds behind a successful three days of shooting with Canvas. This year the Houle brothers (pro skier JF and snowcat driver Nicolas) are taking the lead in collaboration with Today’s Parks to create a new playground called The Backyard Session. Once again, the event will bring...

AUDI NINES RECAP

Date: April 17, 2018 Author: Jeff Schmuck Categories: news

It’s a wrap! Over the weekend, the winners in seven categories were crowned at The Audi Nines presented by Falken in Sölden, Austria. At the Public Contest Day, male and female skiers and snowboarders showed thrilling performances on the new SlopeX course, along with the big air jump and quarterpipe. With an exciting setup and perfect weather conditions drawing more than 3,000 spectators to the Tiefenbach Glacier, the riders gave it their all and showed everyone they were eager to progress...

WSSF INTERSECTION RECAP

Date: April 16, 2018 Author: Jeff Schmuck Categories: news

The Intersection film contest, which took place over the weekend during the World Ski & Snowboard Festival (WSSF) in Whistler, B.C., pushed six snow sports crews to their limits as they worked to shoot, produce and edit a five to seven minute ski/snowboard film in just seven days. The result? Stunning artistic vision, impressive execution and a whole lot of shredding.  Like each and every year, all footage was required to be shot within 100 kilometres of Whistler, with 75% on-snow and 30...

SAUDAN COULOIR SKI RACE EXTREME RECAP

Date: April 15, 2018 Author: Jeff Schmuck Categories: news

A legend returned to Whistler yesterday during the World Ski & Snowboard Festival (WSSF) in Whistler, B.C. The Saudan Couloir Ski Race Extreme presented by Kokanee was brought back to life after a 15-year hiatus, welcoming to the hill a roster of pros, Olympians, racers, and icons, and ushering in a new generation of champions.  Stan Rey. Photo by Mitch Winton Stan Rey will now have his name etched on the Saudan Couloir trophy alongside names like Chris Kent (who won the first race in...

WSSF BIG AIR RECAP

Date: April 14, 2018 Author: Jeff Schmuck Categories: news

Five runs in, Evan McEachran threw down his biggest run of the night when it counted the most, locking down the top step on the podium at the Ski Big Air during the World Ski & Snowboard Festival (WSSF) in Whistler, B.C. with a final score of 188.75. “I just went as fast as I possibly could. I grabbed both my grabs better and landed it a lot better,” said McEachran of the switch double cork 12 lead tail to double japan he pulled out for run number six. The 21-year-old freeskier from...

OLYMPUS PRO PHOTOGRAPHER SHOWDOWN RECAP

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

The Olympus Pro Photographer Showdown during the ongoing World Ski & Snowboard Festival (WSSF) in Whistler, B.C. is an awe-inspiring celebration of the craft of action sports photography. The legendary event brings together some of the world’s best to share some of their all-time favourite images capturing sport, culture and the human spirit. Photo by Jeremy Allen Regarded by many as one of the preeminent action sports photography events in the world, over the years the Olympus Pro...

10 THINGS YOU CAN'T MISS AT WSSF

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

It’s here! The World Ski and Snowboard Festival (WSSF) takes over Whistler, April 10th - 15th, 2018. The showdown to the winter season kicks off today with the opening of the Swatch ART+ Soul exhibit, Electric Six rockin’ out at the Garibaldi Lift Co. (GLC), and seven speakers taking to the stage to talk adventure at Multiplicity. That’s just day one, so what else needs to be on your festival hit list? We’ve got you covered... 1. Storytime at MultiplicityMultiplicity sees seven...

JP MEMORIAL RETURNING TO WHISTLER

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

The 4th Annual JP Memorial (JPM4) will be held once again in Whistler Blackcomb, April 11- 13, 2018. JP was not only one of the greatest skiers to ever live, he also gave back to the mountain community by starting the non-profit organization, Alpine Initiatives. #WeLoveYouJP. Photo by Blake Jorgenson Alpine Initiatives takes this time every year to bring the ski community together in a celebration of the life of JP. Photo by Blake Jorgenson "We are excited to continue the JP Memorial...

FREERIDE WORLD TOUR GRAND FINALE

Date: April 3, 2018 Author: Jeff Schmuck Categories: news

Three world championship titles open for the taking on the legendary Swiss freeride venue, Bec des Rosses, set up a dramatic Freeride World Tour (FWT) grand finale in Verbier yesterday, where four new riders were crowned as World Champions. The day also featured an excellent Freeride Junior Tour by Head (FJT) competition, which ran simultaneously.   Davey Baird. Photo by Dom Daher / Freeride World Tour With Kristofer Turdell (Sweden - DNS) having already claimed the FWT title with his...

WSSF BEST CLIP CONTEST

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

It’s back! For the third year in a row, Forecast and our brothers in arms at King Snow have teamed up with K2 Skis, Ride Snowboards, Oakley and Showcase to proudly present the Best Clip Contest during the World Ski & Snowboard Festival in Whistler, B.C. FULL CONTEST DETAILS

 Want to win a quick $750? Between Monday, April 2nd - Monday, April 9th, grab a friend and film your best ski or snowboard trick(s). Max 10 seconds, hit as many features as you want within the 10...

SUN PEAKS EXPANSION

Date: March 29, 2018 Author: Jeff Schmuck Categories: news

A new chairlift providing improved mountain, village, and ski-in, ski-out access highlights a massive development year at Sun Peaks Resort. Approximately $60 million in activity will be completed or underway this year.  The new chairlift is a project that has been highly anticipated by guests and locals alike. A new four passenger, fixed grip lift will be installed in the East Village area of the resort allowing for significantly improved guest access to the main village core along with...

WORLD SKI & SNOWBOARD FESTIVAL UPDATE

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

The time has come. Spring is here, and it’s bittersweet as we switch out snow boots and goggles for flip flops and sunnies. But wait, before you hang up your one-piece, let’s give winter the send-off it deserves at the World Ski & Snowboard Festival (WSSF). Six jam-packed days from April 10-15 bring together athletes, artists, musicians, filmmakers, photographers, and thought-leaders. Here’s who to look out for at this year’s festival, and how you can become one of the glitterati......

JAMBOREE BIG AIR RECAP

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

Bright sunshine and a hint of spring warmth set the stage for the Jamboree presented by Vidéotron this March 22–25, showcasing the FIS Freestyle Ski Big Air World Cup Finals and the FIS Snowboard Big Air World Cup Finals presented by Mazda. Riding high on the wave of the PyeongChang Olympics, freestyle skiing and snowboarding are all over the news right now. Homegrown Olympic snowboarders Max Parrot and Laurie Blouin, and freestyle ski Olympians Kim Lamarre and Alex Bellemare truly stole...

X GAMES NORWAY ATHLETES ANNOUNCED

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

As the winter season comes to a close and gives way to the summer season, X Games Norway will bring together the world’s best action sports athletes from both summer and winter disciplines. Today, an additional eight snowboarders, eight skiers and 13 skateboarders received their invited to X Games Norway 2018, taking place May 18 – 20. Ski and Snowboard Big Air will be contested in Baerum and Skateboard Street at Skur 13 in downtown Oslo. This year, some of the world’s top skiers,...

WSSF ARTISTS ANNOUNCED

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

The World Ski & Snowboard Festival (WSSF), which takes place in Whistler, B.C. on April 10th - 15th, will be dropping the beats this spring with the WSSF Music Series including A Tribe Called Red and Jazzy Jeff pumping up the athletes during the Big Air comps, and Mountain Magic bringing a host of international DJ’s for the finale party of the winter season—The END. Alongside the music talent, WSSF is announcing this year’s lineup of photographers, filmmakers, speakers, and...

OAKLEY WEEK AT WHISTLER BLACKCOMB

Date: March 12, 2018 Author: Jeff Schmuck Categories: news

It's official... Oakley Week is returning to Whistler Blackcomb. Following the success of last year, which included a multitude of free on-hill activities for the general public to enjoy, the biggest eyewear brand in the world is back for another go at it, with goggle demos, touring and avalanche clinics and more.  Photo by Chad Chomlack Here’s a look at the schedule of events, which kick off this Wednesday… Photo by Jeff Schmuck Prizm Goggle Demos: From Wednesday through Sunday,...

FREERIDE WORLD TOUR FIEBERBRUNN RECAP

Date: March 9, 2018 Author: Jeff Schmuck Categories: news

It’s crunch time on the Freeride World Tour (FWT), and Kristofer Turdell’s second place finish in Fieberbrunn has secured him the 2018 FWT Ski Men World Title as riders gave it their all in the Austrian Tyrol.  The stakes could not have been any higher: a World Title race, qualification for the FWT finals at the Xtreme Verbier and the 2019 season were all on the line today in the Austrian Tyrol, and the world’s top freeriders did not disappoint. With only two days of rest following a...


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LOW PRESSURE PODCAST - SIMON D'ARTOIS

April 20, 2018
On the latest episode of the Low Pressure Podcast, recent Olympian and X Games gold medalist Simon d'Artois sits down to discuss his Olympic experience,...
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THE BACKYARD SESSION

April 18, 2018
The annual private spring park shoot previously known as Today’s Canvas is returning to Stoneham, Quebec at the end of this month. JF Houle. Photo...
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AUDI NINES RECAP

April 17, 2018
It’s a wrap! Over the weekend, the winners in seven categories were crowned at The Audi Nines presented by Falken in Sölden, Austria. At the Public...
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By: Jeff Schmuck

WSSF INTERSECTION RECAP

April 16, 2018
The Intersection film contest, which took place over the weekend during the World Ski & Snowboard Festival (WSSF) in Whistler, B.C., pushed six snow...
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By: Jeff Schmuck

SAUDAN COULOIR SKI RACE EXTREME RECAP

April 15, 2018
A legend returned to Whistler yesterday during the World Ski & Snowboard Festival (WSSF) in Whistler, B.C. The Saudan Couloir Ski Race Extreme presented...
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By: Jeff Schmuck

WSSF BIG AIR RECAP

April 14, 2018
Five runs in, Evan McEachran threw down his biggest run of the night when it counted the most, locking down the top step on the podium at the Ski Big...
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By: Jeff Schmuck

OLYMPUS PRO PHOTOGRAPHER SHOWDOWN RECAP

April 13, 2018
The Olympus Pro Photographer Showdown during the ongoing World Ski & Snowboard Festival (WSSF) in Whistler, B.C. is an awe-inspiring celebration of the...
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By: Jeff Schmuck

10 THINGS YOU CAN'T MISS AT WSSF

April 10, 2018
It’s here! The World Ski and Snowboard Festival (WSSF) takes over Whistler, April 10th - 15th, 2018. The showdown to the winter season kicks off today...
Read Now
News
By: Jeff Schmuck

JP MEMORIAL RETURNING TO WHISTLER

April 4, 2018
The 4th Annual JP Memorial (JPM4) will be held once again in Whistler Blackcomb, April 11- 13, 2018. JP was not only one of the greatest skiers to ever...
Read Now
News
By: Jeff Schmuck

FREERIDE WORLD TOUR GRAND FINALE

April 3, 2018
Three world championship titles open for the taking on the legendary Swiss freeride venue, Bec des Rosses, set up a dramatic Freeride World Tour (FWT)...

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