FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
4FRNT MEDIA PRESENTS CRJ: THE CHRONICLE OF A FREESKIING ICON
SALT LAKE CITY, UT Ė 4FRNT released the official trailer today for CRJ: The Chronicle Of A
Freeskiing Icon. The film outlines CRJ's rise to Icon status in the world of Freeskiing and
documents his accomplishments and setbacks through film segments and insights into CRJ from
those who knew him best.
Charles Russell Johnson III better known as CR or CRJ pioneered the Freeskiing movement.
People recognized CR's talent from a young age and at the age of 17 he rose to skiing stardom
after landing a 1440. During his short career CR competed in the Slopestyle and Superpipe Winter
X Games events and filmed with Matchstick Productions, Poor Boyz Productions, Level 1, and
Teton Gravity Research among others and returned to the professional circuit after a lifethreatening
and potentially career ending injury in 2005. Throughout his highly public skiing
career CR's passion for skiing and dedication to the sport set him apart. He couldn't stop skiing
because for CR skiing was just too much fun.
CR passed tragically in a skiing accident at Squaw Valley on 24 February 2010. 4FRNT's new film
is dedicatedto CR's legacy and all proceeds from the film will benefit the CR Johnson Healing Center.
About 4FRNT Skis:
4FRNT is a project that was started to form leadership within the ski community by producing the
best skis, bindings, poles, and apparel in the marketplace. It began in 2002 during a period when
Freeskiing was becoming established yet the products on the market struggled for direction. Rider
owned and operated since the beginning, the mission was to attract the sports best riders,
provide a platform for them to design signature products and by result, become leaders in the