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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...

SPIRIT OF SARAH SCHOLARSHIP WINNER

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

Momentum Camps and the Sarah Burke Foundation are excited to announce that the 2018 Spirit of Sarah Scholarship has been awarded to 14-year-old Kirsty Muir from Aberdeen, Scotland. Kirsty is the first European skier to win this award and will attend Momentum’s summer freestyle ski camp, held on Blackcomb Glacier in Whistler, B.C. Kirsty Muir The Spirit of Sarah Scholarship was created in honour and memory of long time coach and former camper Sarah Burke, who died in a tragic ski...

VAIL RESORTS ACQUIRES FOUR RESORTS

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

Vail Resorts, Inc. (NYSE: MTN) announced today that it has entered into an agreement to purchase Triple Peaks, LLC, the parent company of Okemo Mountain Resort in Vermont, Mount Sunapee Resort in New Hampshire, and Crested Butte Mountain Resort in Colorado. The Company will purchase Triple Peaks, LLC from the Mueller family for a purchase price of $82 million, subject to certain adjustments. At closing, Triple Peaks will pay $155 million to pay off the leases that all three resorts have...

TANNER HALL JOINS FREERIDE WORLD TOUR

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

In case you missed the big news earlier this week, one of the most influential skiers of all time will be throwing down against the world’s top freeriders during the 2019 Freeride World Tour.  Tanner Hall Tanner Hall (34), one of the most decorated veterans of freestyle and freeride skiing in history, will be granted a season wild card to compete alongside the planet’s top freeriders on the five-stop international tour in 2019. Originating from Kalispell, Montana, with a career...

iF3 FILM REGISTRATION IS OPEN

Date: May 31, 2018 Author: Jeff Schmuck Categories: news

It’s already that time of year… All film companies and producers are now invited to register for the 2018 edition of the iF3 Festival in Montreal, Quebec, Canada, with a deadline of July 27th, 2018. iF3 has opened the registration process, and is excited about the many new films from this past winter that are currently in editing mode across the world. Taz Skatepark The 11th edition of the iF3 Festival in Montreal will be taking pace at the TAZ Skatepark by day and Bain Mathieu by...

X GAMES NORWAY RECAP

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

The final major freeskiing competition of the 2017/2018 season, X Games Norway, went down over the weekend in Oslo, Norway.  Photo by Nick Guise-Smith / ESPN Images The event, which combined summer (skateboarding) and winter (snowboarding and skiing) sports via a scaffolding big air setup for the latter, saw some of the world’s top athletes make their way to the Land of the Midnight Sun to plunder like the Vikings. On the skiing side of things, there was one discipline on the docket,...

CANADIAN TIRE BUYS HELLY HANSEN

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

 Canadian Tire Corporation, Limited (TSX:CTC, TSX:CTC.A) (CTC) announced that it has entered into an agreement to purchase the company, controlled by the Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan, which owns and operates the Helly Hansen brands and related businesses. Helly Hansen is a leading global brand in sportswear and workwear based in Oslo, Norway. Founded in 1877, Helly Hansen is known for its professional grade gear and for being a leader in designing innovative and high quality technical...

iF3 FESTIVAL DETAILS ANNOUNCED

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

It’s with great excitement that the iF3 team announces the dates and details for the 11th edition of the iF3 Festival in Montreal. This year’s event will take place on October 18th - 20th at the TAZ skatepark by day and Bain Mathieu by night!  TAZ BY DAYiF3 will take over the TAZ rollerdome, a legendary venue for skateboard and enthusiasts. This is where a lively exhibition, brand village, bar/chill area for networking opportunities and a cinema will be built. As always, iF3 will...

LOW PRESSURE PODCAST - CHRIS BURKARD

Date: April 26, 2018 Author: Jeff Schmuck Categories: news

For the final episode of season five of the Low Pressure Podcast, Mark Warner sat down for a chat with one of the most accomplished and sought after action sports photographers on the planet, Chris Burkard.  Chris Burkard. Photo by Mark Warner Burkard, who’s clocking in at over three million Instagram followers, and has been featured in too many publications to count, was in Whistler to compete at the Olympus Pro Photographer Showdown during the World Ski and Snowboard Festival, in which...

MOMENTUM SKI CAMPS COACHING LINEUP

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

  Spring has sprung, and while that might mean your home mountain is closing, it also means that summer camp is right around the corner. One of the best parts about heading to Whistler, B.C. for Momentum Ski Camps is getting to shred while being coached by and hanging out with your skiing idols. We're excited to announce our coaching line up this summer, which we know you'll be stoked on! SUMMER 2018 COACHING LINE UP Park Coaches
Sandy Boville (Head Coach - all five sessions)James...

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...


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iF3 WHISTLER + NEW WEBSITE ANNOUNCED

July 13, 2018
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...
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QUIKSILVER & ROXY'S BOARDRIDERS WEEK

July 4, 2018
From July 9th through July 15th, Quiksilver and Roxy will be celebrating the re-opening of the newly renovated Quiksilver retail store in Whistler,...
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By: Jeff Schmuck

2018 ESPYS NOMINATIONS

June 21, 2018
The 2018 ESPYS nominations include the world’s top action sports stars in categories of Best Female Athlete, Best Male & Female Olympians, Best Male &...
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News
By: Jeff Schmuck

DEW TOUR RETURNS TO BRECKENRIDGE

June 8, 2018
Mountain Dew and TEN: The Enthusiast Network announced today that the annual winter Dew Tour ski and snowboard competition and festival will return to...
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By: Jeff Schmuck

SPIRIT OF SARAH SCHOLARSHIP WINNER

June 6, 2018
Momentum Camps and the Sarah Burke Foundation are excited to announce that the 2018 Spirit of Sarah Scholarship has been awarded to 14-year-old Kirsty...
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By: Jeff Schmuck

VAIL RESORTS ACQUIRES FOUR RESORTS

June 4, 2018
Vail Resorts, Inc. (NYSE: MTN) announced today that it has entered into an agreement to purchase Triple Peaks, LLC, the parent company of Okemo...
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By: Jeff Schmuck

TANNER HALL JOINS FREERIDE WORLD TOUR

June 1, 2018
In case you missed the big news earlier this week, one of the most influential skiers of all time will be throwing down against the world’s top...
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By: Jeff Schmuck

iF3 FILM REGISTRATION IS OPEN

May 31, 2018
It’s already that time of year… All film companies and producers are now invited to register for the 2018 edition of the iF3 Festival in Montreal,...
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News
By: Jeff Schmuck

X GAMES NORWAY RECAP

May 22, 2018
The final major freeskiing competition of the 2017/2018 season, X Games Norway, went down over the weekend in Oslo, Norway.  Photo by Nick Guise-Smith...
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By: Jeff Schmuck

CANADIAN TIRE BUYS HELLY HANSEN

May 13, 2018
 Canadian Tire Corporation, Limited (TSX:CTC, TSX:CTC.A) (CTC) announced that it has entered into an agreement to purchase the company, controlled by...

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