Salomon Freeski TV: Season 8
The web series kicked off in memory of Andreas Fransson, with an Icelandic adventure, and now takes you from deep B.C. pow, to Japan, and beyond.
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The acclaimed web series kicked off the 2014-15 season in memory of Andreas Fransson, with an Icelandic adventure, and now takes you from deep B.C. pow, to Japan, and beyond.
Episode 12: Let your imagination run wild in the final episode of season 8, a Toyland jibfest.
Episode 11: Mike Douglas, Chris Rubens, and Josh Daiek gain unprecedented access to ski the sacred volcanoes in New Zealand’s Tongariro National Park—the most treasured spot in Maori culture.
Episode 10: The Good Times Crew rolled in to Cortina D’Ampezzo, Italy, and took full advantage of one of the best winters Cortina’s ever had. Watch Mike Douglas, Kaj Zackrisson, Mark Abma, and Nico Vuignier ski the Dolomites.
Episode 9: Photographer Wade McCoy has spent most of his life documenting the rise of freeskiing in one of America’s most iconic ski areas, Jackson Hole. Sit back and watch as Wade gives you an insider’s look at the place he calls home.
Episode 8: Have you ever stopped to think about the land where you ski? Most of the world’s best skiing areas are accessible thanks to the forest industry. Stan Rey, Chris Rubens, Mark Abma, Cody Townsend, Greg Hill, and Colston VB tell the story in the eighth episode of this season.
Episode 7: Mark Abma, Leo Ahrens, Tony Lamiche, and Timothée Theaux visit Val de la Clarée, a quiet spot in the French Alps whose inhabitants fought off development—a proposed highway and tunnel—in the 1970s. Off the grid, the crew skis from a restored chalet.
Episode 6: Watch the Salomon crew ski the front lines of World War I in Italy’s Dolomites.
Episode 5: What’s it like to bring down an avalanche? In Episode 5 of Salomon Freeski TV’s eighth season, watch avalanche controller Kevin Fogolin do just that, while skiing some of the world’s best terrain.
Episode 4: This is going to be the best season ever. Right? Mike Douglas, Chris Rubens, Stan Rey, Mark Abma, and Code Townsend make the most of a season that came late in Episode 4, “Late.”
Episode 3: In the third episode of Salomon Freeski TV’s Season 8, “Supernatural,” Chris Rubens, Tristan Knoertzer, and Stan Rey venture into a Travis Rice-inspired terrain park in the forest at the powder-filled Rusutsu Ski Area in Japan.
Episode 2: Mike Douglas, Cody Townsend, and Alexis Godbout test out CMH Heli-Skiing’s goods in the Monashees, British Columbia, in Salomon Freeski TV’s second episode of Season 8, “CMH Dreamland.”
Episode 1: Salomon Freeski TV’s Season 8 launched the first episode, “Iceland,” to honor the memory of Andreas Fransson and J.P. Auclair. This episode, shot last spring in Iceland, features Fransson. Salomon Freeski TV Producer Jeff Thomas remembers Andreas being “keen on anything and everything,” from a first descent of Skidadalur on Burffelshyrna in the pouring rain to swimming in the Arctic Ocean.