Friday, March 26, 2010

At the Orage Masters, Neon is the New Black

It's the ski industry's most infamous Anti-Comp - a slopestyle event like no other. With its “break all rules” attitude, costume-clad competitors, on-hill shenanigans, co-ed team format and 6 year history of being the funnest comp on the planet, the Orage Masters 7 offers the freshest take on skiing as a team sport that you’ve ever seen.

But where did it come from? Who could have dreamed such insanity? TWSSF checked in with Orage's Mike Nick this summer for an historic perspective. You can check it out here.

Tuesday, March 23, 2010

If A Skier Hucks in the Forest, and Noone Takes a Picture, Does Anybody Care?

It might be called a "ski and snowboard" Festival, but TWSSF is as much a convergence for photographers as anything. With the 13th Pro Photographer Showdown pitting Brian Bielmann, Yves Garneau, Erik Seo, Mason Mashon, Grant Gunderson and Jeremy Koreski against each other, and the new re:Action portrait prize, TWSSF puts up $21,000 cash in prizes to recognise the craft.