• One Icon: "Surviving Telluride" – Morrison and Wester Take On Treacherous Terrain

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    Posted 5 months ago by Chasen Marshall

    The steep lines in the Telluride backcountry will challenge a skier; the terrain might take their life. But when the conditions come together and a rider is flying through the chute on the Hairy Banana or executing a flawless hard-rail turn on the San Joaquin couloir, there are few more fulfilling moments in a big mountain skiers’ lifetime.

  • February Fun: Jacob Wester's Mid-Season Edit

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    Posted about 1 year ago by Chasen Marshall

    Fortunately, this winter has been better than last – that’s a sentiment held worldwide. More snow, more frequently. Thank goodness. While he could have his pick of any destination worldwide, Sweden’s Jacob Wester has mostly stayed local this winter. The winter’s been so good to Europe, why not? And despite all these years on skis, the 25-year-old is still finding ways to keep the sport and his time on the mountain fresh, exciting and challenging.

  • "Superheroes of Stoke" Trailer

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    Posted over 1 year ago by John Ohail

    “SUPERHEROES OF STOKE” celebrates MSP’s heritage and 20 years of skiing progression, showcasing icons of the sport and honoring the moments that helped define modern freeskiing. This awe-inspiring new film takes a captivating look at the past, present, and future of freeskiing through comprehensive storytelling and engaging first-person perspectives from those who helped change the game. Throughout the film, MSP honors the heroes who have emerged over the years and pays tribute to the heroes who have been lost. “SUPERHEROES OF STOKE” showcases incredible new action from all corners of the globe, encompassing overhead powder at Chatter Creek, massive spine walls in Alaska’s Tordrillo Mountains, pillow lines and tree jibs in Japan, and massive man-made features at Whistler and Alyeska.

Jacob Wester

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Date of Birth:
November 17, 1987
Hometown:
Stockholm, Sweden
Sponsors:
Oakley, Armada Skis, Monster, Monster Army
Hobbies:
Surfing, travel, music, photography

Career Highlights

    • 2011: "Best Powder Segment," Powder Magazine Awards – Best Powder Segment (Sean Petit, Jacob Wester, Henrik Windstedt)
    • 2011: 5th, Winter X Games Big Air
    • 2011: 3rd, Dumont Cup Slopestyle
    • 2010: 1st, London Freeze Big Air
    • 2010: 5th, Budapest Fringe
    • 2010: 5th, King of Style
    • 2009: 3rd, Sweet Rumble Big Air
    • 2009: Bronze Medal, Winter X Games Big Air