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NAH: An Animated Short from Pepe Gay and Noah Albaladejo

Finding the Art in Noah Albaladejo’s Skiing


Noah Albaladejo exacts a refined, style-centric approach in to skiing. Every movement, every stance, and every trick is thought out — intentional. So it’s no surprise that the creative, artistic element reigns supreme in Noah’s mind.

Alongside long-time filmer and animation enthusiast, Pepe Gay, Noah culled footage to create NAH. This creative piece comprises over 900 hand-drawn images of Noah’s skiing. So sit back, click play, and delve into the mind of one of skiing’s nicest.

 

Peyben in the Park II

Swedish style overlord Peyben drops a heater! Check out those handdrags!

Par “Peyben” Haggland, longtime Bunch Staple and Full Tilt Skier rips around his local hill with the fluidity and creative approach that only he can. Just wait for the ender. Like many of his compatriots, Peyben proves that innovation and progression require little more than an open mind. Tune in and let Peyben’s mind-warping approach sink in.

Peyben rocks the FT Classic; learn more about ’em HERE.

Real Ski Edits Drop


 XGames Real Ski 2017 Goes Live!


 

Back for year two, the XGames Real Street parts are now live. And over here at Full Tilt, we’re pretty proud of what each of our skiers put together. From Henrik’s badman effort to Khai’s breakneck approach and Will’s subtle mastery, Full Tilt athletes poured everything they had into their respective parts – and the end results are as unique as they are.

With a contest format that allows free reign, each skier had the opportunity to leave an indelible mark. And despite the condensed film schedule – two months to produce a 90 second segment – each skier took the opportunity to showcase exactly where they want to take their skiing.

Tom Wallisch


Dropping high speed hammers and stomping as only Tom can, Wallisch’s segment reigns refined yet highly technical, and touts an unmatched level of production. Shot in untapped locations, Wallisch’s segment reminds us why the 29 year-old Pittsburgh native has amassed such a following over the years.

 

 

Henrik Harlaut


Staying close to home, the dreadlocked Swede harkens back to the street-skiing days of yesteryear with a solid infusion of technical mastery. Always looking forward but never forgetting the roots, Henrik showcases why exactly he’s one of the best skiers on the scene today.

 

Khai Krepela

Alongside up-and-coming cinematographer Jacob Calleghan, Khai drops a tight, fast-paced, and high consequence short complete with unique spots. Defined by his calm style and quick footwork, Khai firmly cements his place in the lexicon of rail skiing.

 

Will Wesson


Last year’s gold medalist Will Wesson returns with the same creative approach that put him in the top spot a year ago. Forgoing the stunts of some of his fellow competitors, Will reminds us what skiing is all about: creativity and understated technicality.

 

 

Be sure to cast your vote for your favorite over at xgames.com/realski.

2017 X Games Real Street Athlete List

FT Athletes Fill Roster Of X Games Real Street

Just over a week ago, the list of invited athletes for X Games Real Street video competition was announced and it is stacked – if we do say so ourselves!

With the announcement coming from athlete social accounts and Newschoolers, it’s clear to see that FT athletes will be well represented.

Returning to the competition after taking top spots in last year’s contest are none other than Will Wesson and Tom Wallisch, who claimed the X Games Gold Medal and People’s choice respectively.

Will Wesson’s Winning 2016 Entry

Tom Wallisch’s 2016 Entry

Joining them from the FT roster will be Park City’s Khai Krepela and one half of the most creative duo in freeskiing – none other than Henrik Harlaut! Rounding out the rest of the competition will be Magnus Graner & LJ Strenio who certainly will put together banger segments as well which means this might be one of the most entertaining video series yet!

A video posted by Henrik Harlaut (@hharlaut) on

Newschoolers has a poll live on their news section so head over HERE and let ’em know who you think will take the gold this year!

Khai Krepela rides Full Tilt Boots. Photo: Emily Tidwell

WATCH ME: Khai Krepela in SLVSH & “Stick To Your Guns”

It’s a double header so to speak for FT’s Khai Krepela! Catch him in the newly released “Stick to Your Guns” by Adventures in Transition (below).


AIT: Stick To Your Guns


MORE ON THE PROJECT:

It’s sort of like a dream right? Live in the place you grew up with a handful of your best friends and ski every single day. It’s tough to convince yourself that this is real life, or even a possibility. This life was never planned – and it was certainly unexpected to end up back where it all started, but not a surprise. With another year in the bag exploring areas from the past and re-discovering new places to roam in the backcountry, there’s no doubt in my mind I’m right where I want to be.

I’m proud of where I am from and proud to share the dream with so many close close friends. Thank you Khai and LJ for coming to my make-believe world and making AIT a reality. Thanks to Bobby Brown who made the entire Montana trip come to life, you are a true friend and I am grateful for the support you’ve given. And the biggest thank you of all to Jake Strassman – the creative overlord of all we do, AIT will have a lasting presence in skiing because of the heart you have put into it.

Created by – Banks Gilberti
Directed by – Jake Strassman

Additional filming –
Spencer Cordovano
Chase Cleveland
Jeremy Lato
Wyatt Caldwell
Yancy Caldwell
Johnny DeCesare
Alex Martini
Erik Mehus
Eric Pollard
Jeff Wright

Special Thanks – Bobby Brown
Supported by – Orage and Sun Valley
Orage.com
Sunvalley.com

BONUS! Catch more of the teen heartthrob in a collab #Instabanger with Tim McChesney that you can watch right HERE!

Khai Krepela on SLVSH

Tom Wallisch and Good Company Present "Vice Versa"

Good Company’s “Vice Versa” Trailer Now Live!


Good Company’s Vice Versa – Available Aug 30th!


Tom Wallisch and the Good Company crew return with their first full-length film, Vice Versa, featuring world class urban, park and backcountry skiing, all with their trademark fun style.

Featuring: Tom Wallisch, Tim McChesney, Niklas Eriksson, John Ware, Magnus Granér, Thayne Rich, Andy Partridge, Dylan Sondrup, Will Berman, Dale Talkington, Khai Krepela, Chris Laker, Ahmet Dadali, Tatum Monod, Alex Beaulieu-Marchand, Noah Wallace, Karl Fostvedt.

Tom Wallisch and Good Company Present "Vice Versa"

Find it on iTunes August 30th!

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Tom Wallisch & Good Company’s “Vice Versa”

Tom Wallisch & Good Company have been filming all season to bring a new feature film to fans in the fall. The project, entitled “Vice Versa,” features Wallisch and other FT athletes hitting all the skiporn staples – urban, backcountry, park in more!

Vice Versa will be a full length film, featuring urban, backcountry and park footage shot on location Japan, BC, Idaho, Utah, Mammoth, Quebec.

Featured Riders include:
Tom Wallisch
Tim McChesney
Karl Fostvedt
John Ware
Ahmet Dadali
Tatum Monod
JF Houle
Dale Talkington
and more

To get a look at what’s in store, watch the two episodes below that Good Company has released this season which documents the crew’s progress towards releasing the anticipated film!


Vice Versa, Ep. 01


Go behind the scenes as freeski icon Tom Wallisch and his Good Company crew scour the streets in search of features to build Tom’s X Games Real Street video entry. Find out what it takes—the group effort, the pain, the creativity—to craft a 90 second video showcasing freeskiing in the streets. Additional shots of Tom and the rest of the Good Company will be featured in his winter episodic web series as well as his feature film this fall, Vice Versa.


Vice Versa, Ep. 02


Go behind-the-scenes with Monster Energy athlete Tom Wallisch as he takes a break from filming and travels to Les Arcs, France for the B&E Invitational.


Vice Versa, Ep. 03


Ready for a mid-winter break from street skiing, Good Company crew consisting of Tom Wallisch, Ahmet Dadali and Tatum Munod headed to the land of the rising sun, Japan. Follow as the trio take a much needed reset to ski powder and connect with local fans as they film for the year-end project, Vice Versa.

Most Villain – Edollo and Albaladejo


Most Villain – New Edit from Henrik Harlaut & Noah Albaladejo


“Henrik Harlaut is arguably the biggest name in skiing right now and Noah Albaladejo might well be the industry’s fastest rising star. By my count this is his third absolute banger edit in the last few months, not bad for a time of year when pros traditionally take a break. The two villains have combined for the second time this year to drop a insane edit sure to melt your face. Most Villain is inspired by music from MF Doom & Madlib’s album ‘Madvillain'”. – Adam Spensley / Newschoolers

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For Lack of Better - A documentary following the lives of street skiers

For Lack of Better – A Street Skiing Documentary

For Lack of Better - A documentary following the lives of street skiers

FT’s Clayton Vila, Cam Riley & Sean Jordan star in the new documentary from TGR, “For Lack of Better” which  premiere this Friday in Montreal at IF3. Find out more HERE >>

Filmmaker Clayton Vila documents his and his closest friend’s addiction to street skiing. For reasons of personal satisfaction and career progression, these rare athletes are obsessed with creating the best possible video parts every year. This film follows the rugged and passion-filled lives of street skiers throughout a winter as they battle for their next best video part.


For Lack of Better – Watch the Trailer Below