Anthill Films ‘Strength in Numbers’ [Trailer]

April 6, 2012

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'Strength in Numbers' Film Trailer. Photo: Anthill Films/Red Bull Media House

A collective calling to all mountain bikers –regardless of location, language or style. Coming in hot from the talented production group at Anthill Films, in partnership with Red Bull Media House, here’s a teaser for the highly anticipated release of their 2012 film, “Strength in Numbers.” The film was shot over a two year period […]

Baldface Lodge: 2012 Season Recap Vids

April 5, 2012

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Baldface Lodge, 2012. Photo: Baldface

This isn’t the first time I’ve written about Baldface this winter. You may or may not remember this little event they hosted back in February, and if you’re connected deep enough, the place it holds in backcountry skiing and snowboarding. If you don’t know, now you know. Just be responsible about your knowledge, young ninjas. […]

President Obama’s Touch-Down in Burlington, Vermont

March 30, 2012

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Air Force One cruising the strip at BTV in Burlington, Vermont. Photo by: Justin Gural / JAG::PHOTO

So the story goes… I needed to run some errands during lunch break, and I thought I’d try to cross paths with Mr. President. I’d say it worked, indirectly. Slipping around the back side of the airport, I had hopes to catch Air Force One Two arriving from the southeast. With an iconic Vermont landmark […]

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Archived: 2010 Tampa Pro & Moat Race [Gallery + Video]

March 23, 2012

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Monster wall ride on vomit head.

Chances are, you haven’t made it to the Tampa Pro –which happens to be arguably the top independent skate contest on the pro map. In fact, not many do. I was fortunate to run Gatorade’s event presence at the event in 2009, the brand’s first foray into action sports and skateboarding, and then I attended […]

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“Exposure: In the Tank” | Justin Levinson & The Valcours

March 22, 2012

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"Exposure: In the Tank" | Justin Levinson & The Valcours Performing LIVE at Burlington's Tank Studio for WRUV 90.1FM

This episode of “Exposure: In the Tank” features Burlington-based singer/songwriter Justin Levinson and his power-pop crew The Valcours performing “Water Wears the Rock” live at Tank Studio in Burlington, Vermont. There’s also a great interview with Levinson after the track, hosted by Zach duPont. | | “EXPOSURE” is the longstanding live-performance radio show produced by […]

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“Say Deeep” | Snowboarding Pow at Stevens Pass

February 29, 2012

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Here’s a little teaser video from a recent press trip with the gang at Hayter Comms, they know how to do it –never a dull moment, and five feet of pow in five days. Stay tuned for more from this trip here at “the Traverse,” as well as VentureThere.com, Travel.USATODAY.com and GearPatrol.com. Other outlets on […]

Valparaíso Cerro Abajo: 2012 Race Video

February 20, 2012

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Valparaíso Cerro Abajo mountain bike race, 2012. Photo by: VCA

Valparaiso is one of Chile’s most important seaports and has long been a cultural center point for Latin America. In similar fashion of the city’s historical firsts –the continent’s first volunteer fire department, Chile’s first public library, the oldest Spanish language newspaper– it shouldn’t be surprising that the city opened up its streets, sidewalks and […]

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