Video and words by Liam Gallagher for ESPN.com.Eric Willett quietly stepped into the competition scene during the 2008/2009 winter. The young buck, born and raised in Breckenridge, Colorado, quickly started showing the world what happens when you grow up riding one of the best snowboard parks in North America. First he started to podium at some lower-level pro contests: a 3Star TTR big air comp here, a 5Star slopestyle contest there. And then bam, headed out of the 09/10 season
"The Art of FLIGHT" Combines Cutting-Edge Filmmaking with Storytelling To Bring Viewers The Ultimate Snowboard AdventureWorld Premiere September 7th at Beacon Theatre in New York City.Brace yourself for a new breed of action sports film as Red Bull Media House, in association with Brain Farm Digital Cinema, present "The Art of FLIGHT", a Curt Morgan film. Premiering September 7, 2011 at New York City's Beacon Theatre, "The Art of FLIGHT" combines meaningful storytelling and character development with sport progressing action,
Darrell's Polaroid Contest from VIDEOGRASS on Vimeo."I get inspired by looking at other peoples creativity, especially in their photos... Now show me what inspires you- what you can create..." -Darrell MathesSend Your Photo To DarrellSubmit@Videograss.comPlease write "Polaroid Contest" in the subject linePhoto Specs: 800px wide and .jpg formatWINNER WILL BE ANNOUNCED SEPTEMBER 1, 2011
It's that time of year again! For most people, summer means flip flops, pool parties and BBQs... all good things of course. But July always means one thing in The Great Northwest: shred camp is in session at Timberline on Mt. Hood. It's the best month of the summer up on the glacier, as the winter-like storms that linger into June are history and there's still tons of snow left before the inevitable August melt off, especially this year. Mt.
Video and words by Liam Gallagher for ESPN.com.Mark Landvik had a rough season. While filming with the Brain Farm crew in Jackson Hole, Wyo., he blew out his knee on a backcountry kicker, effectively ending his winter and his opportunity to film for the second half of "The Art of Flight." This was the first major injury of Lando's career. We caught up with him in Aspen to talk about what happens when one of the things you love to
Eric Willett. Photo: Matt ForsytheBy: TTR Press OfficeAmerican rider, Eric Willett, took the first 5Star Big Air title of the 2011/12 TTR World Tour season at the second annual Billabong Ante Up competition held atop Whistler Mountain in Canada. The sun was hidden behind the clouds for most of the day, but riders put on a great performance for the crowd of spectators at the top of the mountain where Sebastien Toutant (CAN) came in a close second behind
From: ESPN.comIt only takes one scorpion from a caught edge to bounce your head so hard you hear bells instead of your friends laughing at you and decide you never want to feel that kind of pain again. A helmet will soften the blow, and Andreas Wiig's low profile Pro-Tec Riot pro model helmet is both stylish and lightweight, with just enough visor to shade your eyes and prevent the dreaded "gaper gap."WHAT IT IS:
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From: WeSC.com:Darrell Mathes is a busy man. Between snowboarding, a new line of gloves, Howl, and his production company, Videograss, he somehow found a way to stop by the WeSC Soho headquarters to hangout and show us pictures of some of his NYC adventures.How'd you get started in snowboarding?I started snowboarding when I was 11 years old. My cousin was actually the one who influenced me--he had an old Burton air snowboard and wore neon outfits, and I thought it
Andreas Wiig. Photo: Tim Peare.SASS Global Travel is running a contest on their facebook page right now called "Why I Love My Mountain". If you sign up and write a short essay about why you love your mountain, you could win free gear like Contour HD cameras, Dakine backpacks, RED/Anon helmet/goggle set ups and more! The SASS Snowboard Camp, now called SASS Global Travel, operates in San Carlos de Bariloche, Argentina and offers snowboarders the chance to ride real backcountry