Slytech Protection in conjunction with Absinthe Films and Daron Rahlves are passionate about raising awareness of safety on the mountain.

That’s why we are giving away one back protector every month all 2010/2011 season long to the person with the most gnarly slam video or photo. These videos and photos are meant to highlight the potential for serious injury and that you can mitigate that risk by wearing protective gear like a back protector.  Enter to win at the official signup page >>

Slam Video Details

Skier Name: Sean Van Horssen

Crash Location: Great Divide, Montana

Crash Date: February 2009

Slam Detail: Failed Backflip attempt. gnarly ending. slammed my face pretty food. i’ll upload pictures.

Listen to the videographer laugh at the end… that ain’t no laughing matter though. Broken face? Bruised and battered?