802 Miles And Running: The Huffman Bros and Friends Ride the East
Lukas and Jesse Huffman have been around snowboarding for the better part of two decades. Following a westward sojourn for the better part of the 2000s in pursuit of snowboard professionalism, both have returned to their eastern roots. 802 Miles and Running brings you five minutes from a deep winter back east, a pleasant accoutrement to Jesse's Three Decades at Sugarbush article featured in Issue 13.1...
#Japandwagon: A Short Film By K2 Snowboarding and Liam Gallagher
In January, 2015, frequency TSJ hopped on the Japandwagon with Lucas Debari, Tim Eddy and Matt Belzile. It snowed so hard that cameras were rendered useless, the sun came out in brief spells and, as seen in a 10-page feature in Issue #13.1, Hakuba provided. This is #Japandwagon, a short film by K2 Snowboarding and Liam Gallagher.
Talon Gillis' Big Mountain POV: 2014-15 Up North
You've probably never heard of Talon Gillis. The under-the-radar rider from northern BC doesn't really seek out the spotlight. But you know what he does? Smashes big lines with freestyle flavor thrown in, accessed via snowmobile and splitboard. Hit play for some raw highlights from his last season, including fat spines, natty senders and a few serious slams. Yeah, it snowed up north in 2014-15.
Absinthe Films' "Eversince": A Visual Essay on the State of Snowboarding
Even after two decades in the game, Justin Hostynek still gets nervous before a premiere. He told me this last night, before screening his latest project under the Absinthe Films label, “Eversince,” to a packed house at Seattle’s Egyptian Theatre in the Capitol Hill district. That’s because he cares—cares about independent media, about the snowboarders who appear in Absinthe Films year after year, about sharing a perspective with substance beyond marketing initiatives and the forgettable three-minute full part cult of cool that bombards your facebook feed on a daily basis. He still believes in the full-length feature as the ultimate expression of the state of snowboarding. And after watching “Eversince,” well, I believe too—and I think the 600-or-so folks in attendance would agree...
The MIDDLE/PATH Project: An Eco-Conscious Snowboard Film
From Sean Fithian, the man behind the Stevens Pass-based "Lot Lizards" series, comes an eco-conscious snowboard film entitled "The MIDDLE/PATH Project." When plans to splitboard around the Pacific Northwest were thwarted by an abnormally warm winter, the crew set out searching for snow from Montana to BC and beyond..
Snowsurf: The Movie Trailer
From Hokkaido, Japan, comes "Snowsurf," a full-length feature documentary on the snowsurf subcultural revolution taking place in the waves, mountains and deep, deep snow of Japan's northernmost island...
Josh Dirksen and Thomas Delfino "Lost in the Alps": A Video Short from the Chamonix Backcountry
In late April, Josh Dirksen and Thmoas Delfino went to Chamonix to get lost in the Alps. They found some fun lines, spent a few nights in the backcountry, and Dirksen dropped some wisdom.