Further expanding into the ski world, The Winter XGames “Real” series has brought urban skiing into the fold, promising mind bending progression for viewers and $20K for the winner. Unsure on what exactly Real Ski is? Well, real quick – it’s a video contest featuring 6 of the most apt urban skiers today who set out earlier this winter with a small crew to put together the best edit with the hopes of scoring the big purse.
Check out the edits below from Full Tilt Athletes. Be sure to vote for your favorite!
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.
Clayton Vila is set to release his own solo project this Fall and we cannot be more excited. FIVE, as the work is titled, will be Vila’s first release as principal director, self edits such as The Creep not withstanding. Details about its contents are few & far between which has only fueled the hype.
As a lead-in to the film, Vila had released a documentary earlier this Summer called A Career Reflection which seeks to show a true reflection of Vila as a former competitor turned urban ski scene phenom.
Adding to the traditional AK heli-skiing madness, Cam Riley and Clayton Vila have brought urban riding to the mix. Here’s a sneak peak of their adventures and pitfalls filming for Teton Gravity Research. Stay tuned for “The Dream Factory” dropping this September!