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FWT: Sam Smoothy smashes the pack in Fieberbrunn

FWT: Sam Smoothy smashes the pack in Fieberbrunn

After facing delays and a change of venue due to challenging snowpack in Fieberbrunn Kitzbuheler Alpen, the third race finally took place on Monday in Kappl, Austria. The North face athlete, Sam Smoothy took first place after a hard-charging, high-energy run, which...
TimeLine s03e02 – Mission Antarctic

TimeLine s03e02 – Mission Antarctic

The boat “The Golden Fleece” has been the base camp during Mission Antarctic. The crew discovered it when they met up with Captain Jerome Poncet in the Falkland Islands. Here is a guided tour given by The North Face athlete Xavier de Le Rue and Lucas...
FWT Fieberbrunn Stop –  Pre-Competition Interview with Drew Tabke

FWT Fieberbrunn Stop – Pre-Competition Interview with Drew Tabke

How has the Fieberbrunn day change affected you – will it change your performance or approach? No no, the change of schedule isn’t going to affect me personally, this is what freeride is all about, its adjusting to mountain conditions. This is why TNF is a cool...

FWT 2013 Kirkwood Highlights and Podium

The fourth stop of the Swatch Freeride World Tour by The North Face 2013 (FWT) concluded on January 28th on The Cirque at Kirkwood Mountain Resort under warm and sunny skies with variable snow conditions. The Competition kick off with women’s snowboarding....
Ski Mountaineering in New Zealand with The North Face Athlete Emilio Previtali

Ski Mountaineering in New Zealand with The North Face Athlete Emilio Previtali

The North Face athlete Emilio Previtali is back from New Zeland aftern an amazing skimountaneering trip at Antipodes. “It was an amazing trip. Snow is different in the antipodes: every time you set out, you better consider all types of conditions you have ever encountered in your skiing life. [...]“

Freeride World Tour – Courmayeur Contest Delayed

Freeride World Tour – Courmayeur Contest Delayed

Courmayeur Mont Blanc, the second stop of the 2013 Swatch Freeride World Tour by The North Face will not happen on Saturday 19th. The contest is postponed due to weather conditions. The new schedule is not yet confirmed. Stay tuned for...
Swatch Freeride World Tour by The North Face: Revelstoke Podium Update

Swatch Freeride World Tour by The North Face: Revelstoke Podium Update

The first stop of the SWATCH FREERIDE WORLD TOUR BY THE NORTH FACE® 2013 just concluded at Revelstoke Mountain Resort’s Mac Daddy face after a thought snowy week. The competition kicked off with men’s snowboarding riding on the cold snow venue under a clear sky....
Revelstoke – Final Preparations of The Mac Daddy Venue

Revelstoke – Final Preparations of The Mac Daddy Venue

The waiting is almost over, after four days of constant snow, Revelstoke’s Mac Daddy is finally ready for the 2013 Freeride World Tour. The magnitude, technicality and steepness of this legendary venue demands the best freeriding athletes can deliver. Tomorrow...
Revelstoke – New Schedule Details

Revelstoke – New Schedule Details

The Revelstoke competion day was delayed due to snow conditions. The Competition will take place on Friday 01/11 following the schedule below : DAILY SCHEDULE  09:00am Start of live show 09:00am – 10:00am Men Snowboarding 10:00am – 12:00pm Men Ski 12:00pm...
Mission Antarctic: the last dispatch

Mission Antarctic: the last dispatch

Here I am sitting at this very British-looking cafe in Stanley, Falklands, just getting my head (and stomach) together after four days of delightful seasickness through the Drake Passage. Coming back to civilisation, I’m getting all these flashbacks in my head....