Our main man, Snowboarder Dave has put together his favourite skiing and snowboarding movies to keep you entertained during the lockdown.
Get the popcorn ready, we’ve got some classics to keep the skiing and snowboarding dream alive🎥🍿
#1: Shelter (2019)
SHELTER – Step forward through the legendary Alps A tale of five adventurers back on the boards. Their passion: the most beautiful summits in the world and the freedom to ride them. This year, they decided to change the practice, minimizing their CO2 emissions and finding ways to stay as neutral as possible in a changing nature. Determined to return to basics, they traveled for two months the Swiss and French Alps through valleys near their homes. Here is their message.
#2: ZABARDAST – (2018)
The intimate travel diary of an incredible Freeride expedition into the heart of the Karakoram range.
The search for one of the most beautiful mountains to ski on the planet, standing at 5880m. An adventure so remote, so high, so committed that no mistakes were allowed.
During five weeks, the crew pushed deeper and deeper inside Pakistan, with a 150 km loop in complete autonomy, pulling sleds filled with food, tents and solar panels across gigantic glaciers. As far from home as one can get. A meeting point of Freeriding and Mountaineering. A true adventure.
#3: Eric Jackson’s “Alignment”
Eric Jackson and Vantage Cinema present a story about snowboarding, fly-fishing and finding alignment in the mountains.
Filmed primarily on location in Northern BC, Alignment features Eric Jackson, John Jackson, Curtis Ciszek and friends as they explore epic mountains and wild rivers while spending an entire season living in a cabin outside Terrace, British Columbia.
#4: CANDIDE THOVEX || FEW WORDS
A real cinematic masterpiece. FEW WORDS an award winning documentary that retraces the life story of the most accomplished skier in the world Candide Thovex. This film gives us an insight into the legend behind the goggles and takes us to the most beautiful mountains on the planet.
#5: AS THE CROW FLIES | FULL SNOWBOARDING MOVIE
Watch the snowboard action film As the Crow Flies on YouTube in 4K! Join international snowboard professionals – Gigi Rüf , Elias Elhardt, Kazu Kokubo and Toni Kerkela – on their journey around the globe to determine which path leads to a life well-lived, always on the hunt for the best snow, the gnarliest lines, the most unique features.