The New FIS Slopestyle Judging System Explained

by MattMasson
Feb 5th 2019 - 4 comments

... by Jason Arens and Woodsy. The FIS World Championships Slopestyle final takes place on Wednesday. This will be another opportunity to see the new FIS Slopestyle judging system. We spoke to one of skiing’s most experienced judges, Jason Arens, to explain what the changes actually are and why they’ve been made:

Josh Malczyk Podcast

by PowellMovement
Jan 14th 2019 - 6 comments

Josh Malczyk is one of the most influential, behind the scenes players in the world of skiing. His brands, Line and Full Tilt have achieved cult status and are arguably mainstream these days. Josh’s path to his desk job involved a lot of skiing and a lot of working for free. Nothing in life is handed to you and Josh’s story is a great example of how to make things happen in a world you are passionate about. Josh Malczyk Show Notes 2:00: His name, travel and CT 6:00: Okemo, skiing, and traveling to NE 13:00: Crashing a car and learning a lesson and picking a college 16:00: UVM, East Coast contests, 17:20: Evo: The best online experience in action sports with retail to back it up RESQWATER (enter the code resqwatertpm for a 20% discount on a 12 pack) 19:20: Rightside Productions, video parts, and sponsorship 25:50: Jason Levinthal, Reactor binding, and Line 33:00: The Meatheads, retail, and graphic design 36:00: Getting hired by Line, the K2 reaction, and not taking time off after college 40:10: Putting in hours, 42:00: Spy Optics: Get 20% off on their site using the code TPM20 The 10 Barrel Brewery: My favorite is 'Out of Office' Pilsner 44:00: Not being a huge fan of Pollard, like-minded people 45:30: How much control does Josh have and Full Tilt Boots 52:00: Planet Earth Clothing 56:00: Jason is leaving, Josh is Global Brand Director 57:00: Made in China and what it’s really like 59:00: Tom Wallisch and skiers are dorks 103:00: Line for life? 64:30: Inappropriate Questions with Jason Levinthal

The Sämi Ortlieb Figuration

by Twig
Nov 1st 2018 - 2 comments

Sämi is responsible for some of the most exciting and unique video content in skiing right now. Yet he's one of the most media-shy, least known figures in the game. I chatted to him and then filled in the gaps... get learned.

D-Structure: The history of a skiing institution

by 1337
Oct 29th 2018 - 12 comments

From passionate beginnings to their continued impact on the industry 18 years later, D-Structure’s success as a shop can be attributed largely to their focus on staying true to the principles that have guided freeskiing from the start.