The Fourth Phase: Global Premier

The directors of The Art of Flight have been busy. And for that we thank them.

Their latest film, The Fourth Phase, follows snowboarding icon Travis Rice on a 16,000 mile trip filmed in amazing 4K. Travis came up with the idea of following the hydrological cycle around the north Pacific – Japanese Alps, Russian volcanoes and the remotest parts of Alaska are the playground for this snowboarding feast for the eyes.

The film will premier on Red Bull TV on Sunday 2nd October at 9pm in your local timezone (clever). It will be available for one night only. Then you have to buy/rent it to watch it.

The trailer looks epic…

Excited for winter – Flakes

Are we getting a little bit excited about the winter? Damn right we are. It’s that time of year when the days get a little shorter, the leaves start to turn orange and we can’t stop thinking about when the first lifts are going to open.

In the meantime videos like this from Amie Engerbretson are going to have to keep us entertained. And this one sure does. A stunning piece of film. Just a little bit jealous of those conditions.

Not long now…

Incredible. Check out Amie’s Instagram for more.

Salomon FreeSki TV merges with Salomon Running TV

After 10 years of FreeSki TV, Salomon have decided to change things up a bit this year. They are going to combine this channel with their popular Running channel. Honestly, I’m not really sure how it’s going to work but they’re making some promises for the upcoming season that I like the sound of.

Quoted from their release this week.

“We’ve sent a crew of Salomon freeski athletes to British Columbia, explored the Italian Alps, went on an expedition with Kilian Jornet in Norway, and took another lucky fan on his Salomon “Dream Trip”. And that wasn’t even the big one.”

Ok, you got my attention.

“In November, one of the most ambitious expeditions in the decade-long history of the Salomon TV franchise will debut. That episode follows a team of Salomon freeski athletes and renowned glaciologist Professor Alun Hubbard, PhD, on a 19-day ski/science expedition to a basecamp on the Greenland ice sheet.”

Sounds fairly awesome. Right? Can’t wait for it to get started. Enjoy their teaser below.