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Re: Ski Movies

Postby MikeK » Sun Jan 08, 2017 2:10 pm

montrealer wrote:Happy new year! I stumbled on this and it is just delightful, be sure to watch the whole thing



Montrealer beat you to it Woods!

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Re: Ski Movies

Postby Woodserson » Sun Jan 08, 2017 6:53 pm

Ok, so little oopsy on the excellent Montrealer suggestion, here's one that's all about smooooooooth


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Re: Ski Movies

Postby Woodserson » Sun Jan 08, 2017 8:54 pm

Rodbelan wrote:That place in the Jura seems sweet...

Here is another one, very sober too but in a different way. Very surprising production from Redbull; you almost want to be friend with the guy (Jérémie Heitz), unlike the other freeride heroes that RB usually portrays...
https://www.redbull.tv/video/AP-1PMT7S62N1W11/la-liste


So solid, Rod. So solid. Great piece. Wow.

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Re: Ski Movies

Postby danomike » Mon Jan 09, 2017 2:21 pm

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Re: Ski Movies

Postby Johnny » Mon Feb 20, 2017 4:38 pm

My vision of telemark skiing...
This, is exactly what I mean when I say TELEMARK...

/...\ Peace, Love, Telemark and Tofu /...\
"And if you like to risk your neck, we'll boom down Sutton in old Quebec..."

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Re: Ski Movies

Postby lowangle al » Tue Feb 21, 2017 2:49 am

Those kinda turns always put a smile on my face. That's what gets me goin. I'm in the process of reviving those jump and step turns back into my repetoir. I'm sticken with my current tight stance though.

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Re: Ski Movies

Postby Rodbelan » Tue Feb 21, 2017 11:17 am

LoveJohnny wrote:My vision of telemark skiing...
This, is exactly what I mean when I say TELEMARK...



Very interesting... This one escaped my vigilance... Pretty valuable also because of that Rick Borkovec interview; first time I see him in a vid. Thanks Lj...

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Re: Ski Movies

Postby dorthman » Fri Mar 03, 2017 8:27 pm

That above "telemark" film was freakin glorious. That got me more stoked than any tgr film ever could

The Nordic-minded skiers of this forum will enjoy this


dat alpine technique on those skis and "boots" !! Unreal

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Re: Ski Movies

Postby Nick BC » Fri Mar 03, 2017 11:06 pm

I loved that :D I guess that was before he started skating. Awesome s & g action.

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Re: Ski Movies

Postby Harris » Fri Mar 03, 2017 11:12 pm

LoveJohnny wrote:Dudes, those guys were like the best telemark skiers on the planet!

Imagine yourself in a 55 degree ravine, with over 6" of super-heavy fresh spring slush with only heavy skis, 3-pin bindings and leather shoes. Seriously, there is no other way to go down. That was 1988! Those guys ROCK!: )


The old 80's gear actually worked pretty good, it just took a lot more stabilizing muscle. And when things went wrong they did so in spectacularly comical fashion.


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