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Welcome to the best part of “it’s almost ski season.” Sit back, relax, crack a cold beverage and check out every ski movie trailer of the season—updated weekly.
“Feel Real” Black Collective
It’s been said, since time immemorial, that one of the best courses of action in life is to live in the moment. For their eighth feature-length, action, and personality-packed ski movie, Blank Collective Films opts to not only adhere to that ideal but to celebrate the moment itself. From embracing vulnerability to engaging in exploration, opening your eyes and ears, and never taking oneself too seriously, Feel Real represents the past and present moments, memories, and friendships that have shaped The Blank Collective into the skiers they are today.
“Attitude of Gratitude” The Blackcrows
Born into an atypical family, a fighter pilot father who left everything behind to follow his wife to a hippie project in the hills of Washington State, Michale “Bird” Shaffer was raised free and happy, close to nature. Those were also hard and frugal years, which forged an iconoclastic character but above all one of unlimited freedom. Whether he skis, flies or speaks, Bird radiates this independence, this quiet sovereignty, of one who has no ties and is content with little. He is happy to sleep on a sofa if the skiing is good and to drink water, as long as, the party goes on.
In this new episode from Black Crows, we fly in the wake of the rare bird, this original crow who has been skiing the chevron since the beginning, in a unique and unbridled sensory flashback, from the chicken coop to the dance floor.
Arc’teryx Presents: “Nexus”
Five distinct groups of female skiers, five unique stories that tell the story of a deep connection to the mountains, each other, and beyond. Explores how the mountains have been a transformative place for each of these athletes and what they’ve learned from their time on skis.
“Magic Hour” Teton Gravity Research
Magic hour is not so much a particular time a day as a culmination of powerful moments in some of the planet’s most beautiful, wild places. For 27 years, Teton Gravity Research has been searching for the right place with the right crew at the perfect time to experience life to its fullest.
Starring: Sage Cattabriga-Alosa, Ian McIntosh, Griffin Post, Nick McNutt, Tim Durtschi, Kai Jones, Christina Lustenberger, Sam Smoothy, Parkin Costain, Amy Jane David, KC Deane, Veronica Paulsen, Jim Ryan, Michelle Parker, Jeremy Jones, Bode Merrill, Simon Hillis, McRae Williams, Jake Hopfinger, Nat Murphy.
Shot on location in Jackson Hole, Alaska, British Columbia, and Montana.
“Anywhere From Here” by Matchstick Productions
“Anywhere From Here” explores the limitless opportunities that skiing holds, as seen through the eyes of 12-year-old freestyle phenom Walker Woodring. From steep spines in Alaska to massive booters in Austria’s largest snow park, the film promises a deeper dive into the path those who’ve dedicated their lives to the sport have taken.
What does it take to live and breathe skiing? It looks a little different for every athlete, but exploring new ranges, standing on high peaks, and laying fresh tracks down thousands of feet of untouched snow are common threads that keep us all coming back for more.