Ski Articles by Date

September 2011

  • The Making of ‘The Ordinary Skier’

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    Posted almost 3 years ago by Elishia Matta

    The Seth Morrison documentary ‘The Ordinary Skier’ is anything but your ordinary ski movie. Light on the expected clips of Seth hucking backflips off cliffs and heavy on an introspective look at life through the eyes of a living legend, the movie has the ski world a buzz just a few stops into it’s 30+ city tour with Poor Boyz Productions. Check out the accompanying gallery to view some of the exquisite photography generated during the two-year endeavor that was the making of ‘The Ordinary Skier.’

  • New Frontier: Skier Andreas Fransson First Ever to Conquer Denali’s South Face in Alaska

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    Posted almost 3 years ago by Andrew De Lara

    It’s high. It’s gnarly. And it’s never been conquered. The massive south face of Denali in Alaska has been the stuff of legend – with no daring skiers having completed the full 8,000+ descent due to insane conditions and altitude. Until Chamonix based charger Andreas Fransson, that is.

  • Full Movie Viewing: Oakley Skier Sammy Carlson’s Own “On Top of the Hood” Film Drops In on Oakley.com

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    Posted almost 3 years ago by Andrew De Lara

    We all know Sammy Carlson rips…on skis. Now you can witness this multi-talented Oakley Team Rider’s full effect with his own brand new online film, On Top of the Hood. The full brainchild of the X Games Star – he skied, directed and produced this bad boy with the help of Nimbus Independent and Top Yaps.

  • The Ordinary Skier Premiers in Seattle, Vancouver

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    Posted almost 3 years ago by Tess Weaver

    Oakley and 1242 Productions’ The Ordinary Skier premiered in Seattle and Vancouver last weekend, officially kicking off premiere season in the ski world, and living up to the hype surrounding the highly anticipated documentary on Seth Morrison for the past two years.

  • Premiere! Epic Documentary, “The Ordinary Skier” to Debut on Sept. 9 in Seattle

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    Posted almost 3 years ago by Andrew De Lara

    Brace yourself. The Ordinary Skier is here. Legendary skier Seth Morrison’s epic new documentary, presented by Oakley’s 1242 Productions and Director Constantine “CP” Papanicolaou, will be unveiled at the King Cat Theatre in Seattle, WA on September 9. To be premiered in conjunction with Poor Boyz Production’s premiere of their own film, The Grand Bizarre, The Ordinary Skier is set to dazzle the industry. Offering a magnificent glimpse into Seth Morrison’s present, future and storied past, the documentary – shot over two years – will certainly serve as a tribute to the brilliance of the industry innovator. “I wanted the film to show that you can make whatever you want to out of yourself,” Seth said. “That whatever it is, if it’s driven by passion and you work hard enough, anything can happen.”