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Afterglow: Lightsuit Skiing

Afterglow: Lightsuit Skiing

We’ve seen snowboarding in an LED suit, and it looked amazing, and this ski footage with a colorful LED suits is equally awesome. Created by Sweetgrass Productions and Ahlstrand & Wållgren to promote Philips Ambilight tech.

Death Gap Double Backflip

Death Gap Double Backflip

At the 2014 Suzuki Nine Knights freestyle ski event in Livigno, Italy, Swedish skier Jesper Tjäder had many options in front of him, and decided to go for this epic double backflip which seems to last an eternity. (Thanks Niki!)

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Here Goes Something…

Here Goes Something…

What we would give to see the young girl in this video as she musters up the courage to pull off her first ever ski jump. We’ll have to settle for an adorable audio overload. Can you really blame her for being nervous staring down that incline?

In Search of Snow

In Search of Snow

An inside look at the life of pro big mountain skier Chris Davenport, providing his perspective on his sport, travel, family and life in the mountain town of Crested Butte, Colorado. A beautifully shot documentary commissioned by Bentley Motors.

Mariachi Ski Suit

Mariachi Ski Suit

Hubertus Von Hohenlohe will be attending his sixth Winter Olympics at Sochi as a downhill skier for team Mexico. The 55-year-old Olympic Prince will be competing in style with a state of the art ski suit modeled after traditional Mariachi garb.

Avalanche Rescue

Avalanche Rescue

Brothers Edwin and Davis LaMair were skiing in Vail in Colorado when Edwin was caught in an avalanche. The video is from Davis’ point of view. At around 1:00 you can see Davis stop and quickly realize what just happened.

Skiing POV

Skiing POV

Candide Thovex and his friend Aziz Benkrich are going to give you an adrenaline rush while you’re sitting still. Put on your headphones and watch them ride amongst the trees in fullscreen. An Oculus Rift skiing game would be nuts.

Valhalla: Forest Skiing

Valhalla: Forest Skiing

In this excerpt from Sweetgrass Productions’ Valhalla, we’re presented with skiers in the most unusual of settings – in the middle of a forest, instead of the powder. Visually stunning and unlike anything we’ve seen. (Thanks, Santi)

Days of My Youth (Trailer)

Days of My Youth (Trailer)

Backed by the immortal words of the late philosopher Alan Watts, this trailer for the upcoming ski flick Days of My Youth teases us with snippets of the most daring and dramatic downhill shredding we’ve ever witnessed.

Who Needs a Mountain?

Who Needs a Mountain?

A team of expert snowboarders and skiers substitute the sidewalks, parks and rails of the urban jungle in place of the slopes in this awesome promotional spot for sports clothing and accessory maker O’Neill.

Tracing Skylines (Trailer)

Tracing Skylines (Trailer)

Created by Red Bull Media House and Poor Boyz Productions, Tracing Skylines follows the journeys of six incredible pro skiers, pulling epic tricks everywhere from massive mountain slopes to desolate urban ruins.

Synchronized Ski Backflip

Synchronized Ski Backflip

A group of 30 skiers took to the powdery hills at Mont Saint-Saveur in Quebec, held hands, and pulled off a simultaneous backflip, like it was just a typical day on the slopes. More pics here. Watch it from another angle here.

Trikke Skki

Trikke Skki

The Trikke Skki is like an unpowered snowmobile, great for skiing downhill. It’s a lot easier to use and is more convenient than skis because you don’t need to strap skis on. Just get on and ski down.

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Big Mountain Backflip

Big Mountain Backflip

At around 0:50 of Sverre Liliequist’s Big Mountain run at the Swatch Skiers Cup, a sizable patch of snow breaks off and threatens to engulf him. But Sverre ain’t Sweet Brown; he got time for that.

To Me, My Phone

To Me, My Phone

He’s not the Silver Skier, but Norwegian PK Hunder did launch his phone from his pocket during an X Games Big Air practice run only to have it meet back with its master owner at the bottom of the hill.

Trombone Alpine Skiing

Trombone Alpine Skiing

An avid skier and trombonist, YouTuber Explosean unloads an avalanche of awesome down the mountainside in this short clip. There’s a finale if you are in need of some more t-bone.

Drop in With Zack Giffin

Drop in With Zack Giffin

A short film about Outdoor Research Skiing Ambassador Zack Giffin, who had a blast hiking up the peaks of Haines, Alaska then skiing back down. Awesome camera work by Sweetgrass Productions.

Real Skifi

Real Skifi

The latest compilation from Real Skifi, a group of teenage urban skiers from Finland. The video starts out with some great bloopers, then shows their clever use of makeshift props for their tricks.

Urban Freestyle Skiing in Russia

Urban Freestyle Skiing in Russia

Finnish freeskiing group Nipwitz takes a trip to Russia’s Murmansk Oblast, taking their skis through surreal abandoned buildings, and exploring the region’s dramatic juxtaposition with nature.

Winter of Wells

Winter of Wells

A documentary by Tim Pierce about pro freeskier Jossi Wells and his “ski-obsessed” family. The camera work is as mesmerizing as the Wells’ skills and the scenery. Song is Jet Plane by The Checks.

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Snow Drawings

Snow Drawings

We are loving these big twirly drawings that were made with footprints in new snow by artist Sonja Hinrichsen and 5 volunteers at Rabbit Ears Pass in Colorado. Watch a gorgeous vid of it here.

Sit Ski Backflip

Sit Ski Backflip

Skier Josh Dueck suffered a catastrophic injury in 2004, breaking his back, leaving him a paraplegic. Through sheer perseverance, Josh has come back to do the world’s first backflip on a seated ski rig.

Beardski

Beardski

The other skiers will swoon and be jealous as you swoosh down the slopes in the Beardski, a fleece and neoprene ski mask offered with a variety of attached, foot long beards. (Thanks Ben!)

A Walk in the Park

A Walk in the Park

(NSFW: Language) Questionable musical lyrics aside, we’re loving the sweet grabs and landings that abound here in this inspired snowy video featuring freeskiing talent Tom Wallisch.

SSX: Gameplay

SSX: Gameplay

EA reveals a bit of Alpha gameplay footage from revamped SSX, which is starting to look just as fun the classic games, but with better graphics and more dramatic trick opportunities. And wingsuits.

Sidewalk Skiiing

Sidewalk Skiiing

Got skis, but no mountain to go with? That certainly didn’t stand in the way of JP Auclair as he took to neighborhood streets, sidewalks and stairs for the film All.I.Can.

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