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THE POWELL MOVEMENT - TOM WALLISCH

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

On the latest episode of The Powell Movement, the inimitable Tom Wallisch sits down with Mike Powell as his first returning guest to discuss his road to recovery following a knee injury last season, the Olympics, sitting on the board of directors for the U.S. Ski and Snowboard Team, giving back to the sport, future plans, and more.  To listen to all past, present and future episodes of The Powell Movement, visit thepowellmovement.com, and be sure to subscribe on iTunes by clicking here. 

TOM WALLISCH COMES HOME TO SPY

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

SPY is happy to announce that Pittsburgh’s proudest ski export and Good Company co-founder Tom Wallisch will officially be backing SPY’s goggles and sunglasses in the coming season. Longtime fans of Tom know this is a bit of a homecoming for him as SPY was his first goggle sponsor more than 10 years ago. While a lot has changed in the freeski world since Tom was first part of the SPY crew, the positive energy and technical innovation both shared ten plus years ago is still going...

ARC’TERYX BACKCOUNTRY SKI & SNOWBOARD ACADEMY AT JACKSON HOLE

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

Arc’teryx, the technical leader in outdoor performance apparel and equipment, is pleased to announce the return of its popular Backcountry Ski & Snowboard Academy in Jackson Hole, Wyoming. Returning for its second season, the community event was created to celebrate the culture of backcountry skiing and snowboarding, focusing on educational backcountry skiing, snowboarding, mountaineering clinics and communal events. This year’s event will be held February 7th-10th, 2019 and clinic /...

THE POWELL MOVEMENT - MIKE DOUGLAS

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

On the latest episode of The Powell Movement’s podcast, Mike Powell sits down with one of the most iconic living legends in the ski industry, Mike Douglas.   Known as The Godfather of Freeskiing, Douglas was the behind-the-scenes leader of the New Canadian Air Force, who pioneered the first twin-tip ski. Nowadays, he’s still a world-renowned professional skier, but focuses on filmmaking through his production company, Switchback Entertainment (which has been producing Salomon TV for...

THE NORTH FACE WINTER KICKOFF

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

For the third year in a row, The North Face is proud to partner with Whistler Blackcomb and celebrate the return of winter.   Come experience all that winter has to offer on December 1st and 2nd with the ultimate camping experience at the top of Whistler Mountain.  Two days of activities, giveaways and good times. Here’s a look at the schedule of events…  The North Face Base Camp Celebration in Skier's PlazaSaturday, December 1st & Sunday, December 2nd - 8:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.Visit...

iF3 WHISTLER SCHEDULE

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

Hot on the heels of the 11th edition of the iF3 Festival in Montreal, iF3 is making its return to Whistler on November 9th and 10th.   The fourth instalment of the event, which is presented by Orage, O’Neill, Gogglesoc, Whistler Film Festival, Low Pressure Podcast and Gibbons Apres Lager, will take place at the Longhorn Saloon and Maury Young Arts Centre and feature premieres of the best of this year’s films along with two après ski parties.  Longhorn Saloon Here’s a look at the...

JACKSON HOLE TO TAKE CANADIAN DOLLAR AT PAR

Date: October 24, 2018 Author: Jeff Schmuck Categories: news

With snow blanketing the upper reaches of the Tetons, Jackson Hole Mountain Resort (JHMR) is looking forward to its 53rd winter season. Slated to open on Thanksgiving Day, November 22nd, for holiday sightseeing rides on the Aerial Tram, and for skiing on Saturday, November 24th, JHMR welcomes guests with noteworthy additions to the mountain for 2018-2019 and significant enhancements upgrading the skier guest and family experience. NEW! Solitude StationYears in the making, Solitude Station...

iF3 MOVIE AWARDS WINNERS

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

On Saturday, October 20th, with an enthusiastic crowd of skiers and snowboarders in attendance for the conclusion of the 11th edition of the iF3 Festival in Montreal, Quebec, the 2018 iF3 Movie Awards, presented by Rossignol, Burton and Lettrage Estrie, took place at Bain Mathieu.  Hosts with the most: Low Pressure Podcast's Mark Warner and Hugues Beauchamps. Over the course of the prestigious awards show, 26 trophies, which were produced and provided by the good people at Rossignol and...

INTRODUCING K2'S RECON & LUV BOOTS

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

Our friends at K2 are proud to introduce their newest performance boots. The Recon and Luv Ski Boots pack pro-level skiability into a lightweight, easy-entry shell. Light, quick, powerful, and comfortable. Welcome to the new age of crazy. For more information on the K2 Recon and Luv Ski Boots, do your feet a favour and visit k2skis.com/recon-luv-boots.

iF3 MOVIE AWARDS NOMINEES

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

The iF3 Festival begins today in Montreal, so to help set the mood, the iF3 Jury, which is composed of Forecast’s very own Jeff Schmuck, professional skier Vincent Gagnier and Newschoolers’ Evan Heath on the ski side of things, along with Zach Aller, Guillaume Morissette and Ralph Samson amongst the snowboarders, have revealed the nominees of the 11th edition of the iF3 Movie Awards. Drum roll please… SKIING AMATEUR CATEGORY FILM OF THE YEARArdent - 860 MediaBanged Up -...

FRESHTIVAL PREVIEW

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

Freshtival, Canada’s longest running freeski film festival, and the brainchild of Fresh Skis, kicks off tomorrow at the Globe Cinema in Calgary, Alberta.  Over the course of the next three days, some of the best ski films of 2018, including Teton Gravity Research’s Far Out, Matchstick Productions’ All In and Level 1 Productions’ Zig Zag (along with bonus premieres of Matchstick Productions' The HOJI Movie on October 19th and 20th), will be delivering some serious stoke to skiers of...

INTO THE HILLS FILM TOUR

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

Olympic slopestyle skier and X Games medalist, Anna Segal, and Freeride World Tour athlete sister, Nat Segal, have teamed up with professional skier Izzy Lynch and adventure photographer Zoya Lynch to showcase their films—Finding The Line and Kindred—on a tour through British Columbia and Alberta this Fall. Both films exhibit independently produced female content that not only showcase reels of rad skiing, but explore themes of risk, fear, family, relationships and personal...

THE POWELL MOVEMENT - SEAN PETTIT

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

This week's guest on the latest episode of The Powell Movement's podcast, Sean Pettit, needs no introduction.   Photo courtesy of Red Bull A pro skier since the age of 11, Pettit was born in Quebec before moving to Whistler at an early age, where he became one of skiing's most memorabe child prodigies. In a wide-ranging conversation, Mike Powell chats with Pettit about his beginnings, his work with Super Proof and Red Bull, social media, snowboarding and more.   To listen to all past,...

WIN SKIS FROM VOLKL & ABM!

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

In keeping with the tradition of bringing Olympic slopestyle hardware home to The Great White North, Alex Beaulieu-Marchand, or ABM, as he’s commonly known, put on an unorthodox show of creativity last February in Pyeongchang, South Korea, to score himself a shiny bronze trinket.   ABM with ABM—A Bronze Medal. Photo by Bryan Ralph Following this feat, ABM opted to trade the park for some serious pow while filming for Forecast’s forthcoming Beyond The Powder Highway video series,...

iF3 FESTIVAL TEASER & PROGRAM

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

The iF3 Festival, which takes place on October 18th - 20th in Montreal, has released the official ski and snowboard movie screening schedule and program. The schedule consists of nine screenings in two venues, including The Hype Energy Drinks Cinema at Taz Skatepark, and the Bain Mathieu Cinema), along with the iF3 All Girls portion of the event, three raging parties (details here), a brand village and other various activities. To see the full schedule and film guide, click here, and to...

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...


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THE POWELL MOVEMENT - TOM WALLISCH

November 13, 2018
On the latest episode of The Powell Movement, the inimitable Tom Wallisch sits down with Mike Powell as his first returning guest to discuss his road to...
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TOM WALLISCH COMES HOME TO SPY

November 11, 2018
SPY is happy to announce that Pittsburgh’s proudest ski export and Good Company co-founder Tom Wallisch will officially be backing SPY’s goggles and...
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ARC’TERYX BACKCOUNTRY SKI & SNOWBOARD ACADEMY AT JACKSON HOLE

November 6, 2018
Arc’teryx, the technical leader in outdoor performance apparel and equipment, is pleased to announce the return of its popular Backcountry Ski &...
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By: Jeff Schmuck

THE POWELL MOVEMENT - MIKE DOUGLAS

November 6, 2018
On the latest episode of The Powell Movement’s podcast, Mike Powell sits down with one of the most iconic living legends in the ski industry, Mike...
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By: Jeff Schmuck

THE NORTH FACE WINTER KICKOFF

October 31, 2018
For the third year in a row, The North Face is proud to partner with Whistler Blackcomb and celebrate the return of winter.   Come experience all...
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News
By: Jeff Schmuck

iF3 WHISTLER SCHEDULE

October 29, 2018
Hot on the heels of the 11th edition of the iF3 Festival in Montreal, iF3 is making its return to Whistler on November 9th and 10th.   The fourth...
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By: Jeff Schmuck

JACKSON HOLE TO TAKE CANADIAN DOLLAR AT PAR

October 24, 2018
With snow blanketing the upper reaches of the Tetons, Jackson Hole Mountain Resort (JHMR) is looking forward to its 53rd winter season. Slated to open...
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By: Jeff Schmuck

iF3 MOVIE AWARDS WINNERS

October 21, 2018
On Saturday, October 20th, with an enthusiastic crowd of skiers and snowboarders in attendance for the conclusion of the 11th edition of the iF3...
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News
By: Jeff Schmuck

INTRODUCING K2'S RECON & LUV BOOTS

October 20, 2018
Our friends at K2 are proud to introduce their newest performance boots. The Recon and Luv Ski Boots pack pro-level skiability into a lightweight,...
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By: Jeff Schmuck

iF3 MOVIE AWARDS NOMINEES

October 17, 2018
The iF3 Festival begins today in Montreal, so to help set the mood, the iF3 Jury, which is composed of Forecast’s very own Jeff Schmuck, professional...

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