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July 31st, 2015 - Posted by danbrown in LINE Skis News

Line Skis Athlete Andy Parry Wants You To Follow Us!


FIND US ON SOCIAL MEDIA!


Hey there hot stuff! Looking to connect? Trade pics? Well, we do too!

We want to make sure you stay on top of what we’ve been up to – maybe it’s new edits from LINE athletes, the latest Traveling Circus episode, Sales or New Gear announcements.

Plus, we want to see your stuff too! Send us season edits or show us your own versions of Jerry Of The Day! Be sure and tag @LineSkis or add the hashtag #LineSkis so we can see it!

Find us on the interwebs at the links below!

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BONUS: Here’s how to make sure we’re top of your feed!


Line Skis Athlete Andy Parry Wants You To Follow Us!

Paradise Waits – New trailer for Teton Gravity Research’s Fall move released!

July 28th, 2015 - Posted by danbrown in LINE Skis News, LINE Team News

BBQs are ablaze, tan lines still lingering and the sun is still shining way into the evening; yes, there’s something to be said about Summer.

And now that we said something about Summer, let’s move on to our favorite time of year – Winter!

Teton Gravity Research releases the trailer for "Paradise Waits"

Fresh in from Teton Gravity Research, we’ve excited to let you know that they just dropped the trailer for this year’s release, “Paradise Waits,” perfect time to start getting any and all anxious for winter’s approach. Keep an eye out for Aspen local and LINE MC Colter Hinchliffe sport the all-new Mordecai powder ski in the trailer!

More Info Below.

Teton Gravity Research releases the trailer for "Paradise Waits"From TGR:

Media house Teton Gravity Research (TGR) announces the release of the trailer for Paradise Waits, the feature-length ski and snowboard film slated for a September 2015 release.

For those who anticipate winter’s arrival with frothing mouths and the dreams of what may come, this past year came with an unfamiliar set of struggles as perfect moments became more and more elusive. But for the TGR team, this only hardened their pursuit of winter’s rewards. Through the highs and lows of a curious season, they come to find that the moments found on the other side of adversity are the greatest moments of all. As the days turn into weeks and the weeks roll into months, it’s the moments when everything seems to come together in perfect harmony that resonate the loudest.

Paradise Waits chronicles the entire season of a group of characters who are some of the best skiers and snowboarders in the world. Each athlete is mic’d up throughout the film, capturing their personalities from the weird, lighthearted and funny moments, to the action-filled when conditions line up in paradise. Travel the narrow streets and alleys of Boston, where a record 110 inches of snow transformed Beantown into a blank white canvas. Experience a stormy Alaska, as a weeklong storm drops ten feet of fresh snow. Discover Paradise on the far away peaks of Greece, Kosovo, Japan and beyond. Paradise Waits is true documentation of the season as a whole, a ski and snowboard film that you can truly follow.

From the award-winning filmmaking crew that brought you 2014’s Almost Ablaze comes the story of one weird winter and the people who celebrate it… Paradise Waits, a ski and snowboard film.

Starring: Sage Cattabriga-Alosa / Ian McIntosh / Tim Durtschi / Angel Collinson / Nick McNutt / Dana Flahr / Dane Tudor / Dash Longe / Dylan Hood / Colter Hinchliffe / Todd Ligare / Griffin Post / Johnny Collinson / Mark Carter / Bryan Iguchi / Cam Riley / Clayton Vila / Forrest Shearer / Sammy Luebke / Sammy Carlson

Filmed on Location in: Jackson Hole, Wyo. / Revelstoke Mountain Resort, B.C. / Boston, Mass. / Golden, B.C. / Sharr Mountains and Restelica, Kosovo / Greece / Kiroro, Japan / Black Ops Valdez / Neacola Range, Alaska

Paradise Waits will premiere September 11, 2015 in Jackson Hole, Wyo. followed by a worldwide film tour and releases digitally and on DVD/Blu-ray.

#ParadiseWaits

About Teton Gravity Research:
Since 1996, Teton Gravity Research has worked with the top athletes in their respective disciplines to capture, celebrate, and bring to life the passion and enthusiasm associated with action sports and adventure. Known for its media and lifestyle products, TGR has significant production experience on all seven continents including commercial work, branded entertainment, original television programming, and 32 award-winning feature films. TGR is a proud member of 1% For The Planet, Surfrider Foundation, and Protect Our Winters. For more information on TGR, visit TetonGravity.com.

 

Eric Pollard’s Art – Now Available!

July 27th, 2015 - Posted by danbrown in LINE Skis News, LINE Team News, Ski Artists & Designers

Eric Pollard's Art is Now Available for Sale!

 

Just in time for winter’s arrival– Eric Pollard announces new work & a new website which feature all your favorite artwork which has given depth to LINE’s graphics for some time now – among them this year’s 2015/16 Sir Francis Bacon and All-New Mordecai.

Dive into the release below for more info and be sure to check out the new website at EricPollardDesign.com


Mount Hood, Ore. (July 28, 2015)

Eric Pollard Expands Artistic Collection with Launch of Redesigned Website

New online offerings allow fans to purchase Pollard’s full catalog of work

Designer, filmmaker, artist and all-around influencer of style, Eric Pollard, is proud to announce the complete overhaul of his website EricPollardDesigns.com. Not only does the new site offer original pieces of his stunning oil-on-canvas artwork, including the original painting that inspired the graphics on the newly redesigned 15/16 Sir Francis Bacon ski, fans of Pollard also have the chance to collect prints, apparel and accessories that the revered artist and skier has created over the last decade.

“Eric and his work are an essential component in the makeup of Line skis,” said Line Global Brand Director Josh Malczyk. “His attitude, style and artwork help us make skiing MORE FUNNER on a regular basis.”

A longtime Line skier, Pollard has been a part of the Line family for most of its existence. Beyond representing the iconic ski brand as an athlete, he has cemented his name in ski culture by designing the graphics and shapes of his pro-model skis since the early 2000s. His creativity has pushed the status quo in the ski world to new heights and played an important role in building Line’s reputation as an industry leader in style and quality.

In addition to time spent in his at-home art studio, Pollard has been hard at work editing the latest creation from his film company Nimbus Independent. After the Sky Falls, scheduled to release this fall, chronicles Pollard’s on-snow exploits over the last two winters.

“Having such a busy schedule doesn’t bother me. In a way it actually helps me organize all my projects,” said Pollard. “ When I’m not painting or editing the movie I get to spend time with Line’s engineers and design team. I’m stoked that I can pursue all of my passions with their support.”

Media Contact:

Alex Hunt

Verde Brand Communications

Alex@VerdePR.com

You Like Us!

July 22nd, 2015 - Posted by apeman in LINE Skis News

Lead-BannerWe like you! We really do! So that’s why we want to make sure you stay up to date on all the latest and greatest info from LINE on Facebook! With recent updates to Facebook’s fancy math algorithms, we don’t want your chance to win gear or see the latest edits from our athletes get lost in the mix of selfies and passive aggressive political posts!

Still with us? Great! Here’s a step by step on how to make sure you never miss a beat!


STEP 1: Open the Facebook app on your iOS device and tap the More button located in the bottom-right corner.

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STEP 2: Next, scroll to the bottom and select News Feed Preferences.

 

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STEP 3: Tap “Prioritize who to see first”.

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STEP 4: Now choose the LINE Skis FB page!

 

 

 

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Step 5: If you are using a desktop, you can go to the LINE Skis page, click on the “Liked” tab, then select “See First” to see our posts in your feed as soon as they go live!

Android users will have to wait for a FB update on Google Play.


PS: Shoutout to Newschoolers for the awesome play-by-play that inspired this post! Make sure you’re following them too!

 

カスタムフェア仙台

June 26th, 2015 - Posted by mikiya in Japanese Line News

先週はICIカスタムフェアで仙台にいってきました。

LINEブースにきていただいた皆さん、ありがとうございました。

たくさんの方にお会いできて、たいへんうれしかったです。

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カスタムフェアはこれからも続きますので、お近くの方はぜひ行ってみてください。

LINEニューモデルがいち早くチャックできますよ~。

またどこかの展示会でお会いしましょう~!!

Colter Hinchliffe snags 1st descent on Capitol Peak!

June 11th, 2015 - Posted by danbrown in LINE Skis News, LINE Team News

p: Brad Unglert
p: Brad Unglert

First! Colter Hinchliffe and co. claim a first descent on Capitol Peak!


LINE MC Colter Hinchliffe snagged a FIRST! on Capital Peak on June 5th in what he and the crew that accompanied him have dubbed “Peg Leg,” a treacherous “fall, you die” descent – the culmination of a 14,131 technical climb one of colorful Colorado’s peaks in the Elk Mountains.

The feat was certainly full of “pucker” moments as described by Hinchliffe.

p: Brad Unglert
p: Brad Unglert

“You look over the side [of the ridge] and you’re like, ‘What did we do? We bit off so much here, how’re we going to get down?’”

Want to get the full report? Read all about it at the following links!

“Pirating Routes Off Capitol Peak, Colorado” – Powder Magazine

“A first descent on Capitol Peak; Hinchliffe and co. just snagged a big one in the Elks” – Freeskier Magazine

“Group Claims First Ski Descent of Capitol Peak’s North Face” – Skiing Magazine

Curious about those white skis Colter dropped down the face of a 250 foot cliff while rappeling? Those are the all-new LINE Tourist! Get a sneak peek here >> SIA 2015

月山

June 10th, 2015 - Posted by mikiya in Japanese Line News

5月後半のお話。
まだまだシーズン真っ盛りの月山へ。
出会って15、16年経つ後輩と、撮影しに山へ。
野球部時代の後輩。
山で撮影する日がくるとはね~、思いもしなかったね~。

天気が良くて暑かった~。
この日に出会ったオーストラリア人。
バケーションだって。
いいな~、バケーションで月山くるのもすごい。
しかし、彼のパワーはすごかったよ。。。

この日の写真~。

これからもカメラマンとして活動していく後輩。
色々と試練もあるかと思うが、頑張れ~。
また、セッションしたいね(^^)

6月ももう少し滑ろう~!!

#LineSummer15 – Where to find us at Camp.

June 3rd, 2015 - Posted by danbrown in LINE Skis News, LINE Team News

 Woodward @ Copper June 21-27th

School’s out. Your local hill is mostly green, maybe there’s patchy snow in the shade at best. What do you do?

You head to Camp!

We’ll see you there.

LINE SKIS and our athletes will see you at some of North America’s premiere spots for Summer hot laps and glacial sun burns! Want to know where we’ll be? Hit up the list & links below!


Woodward at Copper

June 21-27th

From Copper at Woodward:

A typical day during ski summer camp will include skiing on snow at Copper’s summer version of the Central terrain park in the morning, Barn sessions in the afternoon and evening, and many additional recreational activities including skate tours, go-carts, create-a-skate, music, rock climbing, hiking and more. Campers will live and eat at Copper’s Edge building, which is located right next to the slopes and right down the road from the Barn.

Who’s going to be there? Will Wesson, Erik Olson, Ross Imburgia, Sämi Ortlieb, Garrett Russell, Jon Hartman & Johnny Rossman!

Unable to join us in Colorado? Well, you’ll be able to finds us at Newschooler’s Week at both Windells & Camp of Champions!

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Windells

June 26th – July 3rd

BONUS: TRY NEXT YEAR’S LINES IN THE DEMO CENTER!


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Camp of Champions

July 5-12th

Ski The North – Rob Heule and Mack Jones’ latest release!

May 29th, 2015 - Posted by danbrown in LINE Skis News, LINE Team News

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WATCH SKI THE NORTH! (Dropping Monday, JUNE 1 @ 11 am EST)


Join skiers Rob Heule & Mack Jones, and snowboarder Pat Slimmon as they embark on a 30-day RV road trip to Canada’s North. A sequel to last years award-winning short film “Meanwhile in Canada”, the boys are at it again, bringing you an action packed video filled with radical snow stunts, National Geographic-esque wildlife footage, and stunning scenery. Press play and join in on their journey from Vancouver to the Yukon as they ski any and all features that come their way.
Video created by critically acclaimed cinematographer Graeme Meiklejohn.

Mack Jones, who? Mack Jones!

May 28th, 2015 - Posted by danbrown in LINE Skis News, LINE Team News

p: Tal Roberts

photo: Tal Roberts


 

 

 

MACK JONES – Get in the know!

Earlier this year, we added Canadian heart throb, Mack Jones, to our team. Mack Jones is 1/2 of the skiers [The other is Rob Heule] and 1/3 of the talent to be featured in Ski The North, a new web movie from those who brought you Meanwhile in Canada. We wanted to make sure you were in the know – so now you know!

How did you get involved with the Ski The North Crew?

Rob and I spent several seasons shooting with the Voleurz crew, as well as with filmer Graeme Meiklejohn’s company PYP (alongside Pat King), and got to know each other super well through that. When Voleurz called it quits, Rob and I still wanted keep skiing and filming together, so we teamed up with Graeme to do our own thing. Last year was our first movie, Meanwhile in Canada, where we RV’d across Canada… so this year we decided to do continue the trend by heading North.


See Mack in Ski the North! (Dropping Monday)


What was the best part about being on the road?

So many things! Skiing. Exploring. Driving. Finding cool spots. Wildlife. Incredibly non-nutritious snacks. Finding Chug. RV life in general is hilarious… and cramped.

What can we expect from the next edit?

A good old road trip style video with a whole bunch of street skiing! That sounds over-the-top cliché, but oh well, it’s true. We had no plan other than to point ourselves north to the Yukon with zero expectations about what we’d find, and managed to find some cool things to ski. Not many people go up there, let alone to ski, so yeah, expect that!

Where did you grow up skiing and how did that influence your style?

I learned to ski in Ottawa, Ontario on the east coast! Cold nights hiking rails and bulletproof landings on the small hills definitely teaches you to get creative with what you’ve got. Seeing my hometown hero Dave Crichton ski at our local hills (and in movies!) also had a huge influence on the way I ski.

Mack Jones as photographed by Tal Roberts for the Deep Winter Photo Challenge

photo: Tal Roberts


 

 

 

What lead you to being on the Line team?

Everything Line does is what I like about skiing: making the most of what you can find, being creative, and having as much fun as possible. The team is also awesome – pretty much the entire Line team are the skiers I like to watch and ski with most, so I’m stoked to join the squad!

What’s on your skiing playlist?

Sexy R&B and top 40 hits. Kidding, you’ve probably never heard of them, they’re pretty underground.

What’s your biggest influence outside of skiing?

Sports! I’m not going to lie, I really like sports. I also go to school, it’s nice to learn cool things about neat stuff.

Any additional hobbies?

As mentioned above, sports. That, and being a grammar nazi on all social media platforms. If you misspell something, I’m coming after you. You’re and your, know the difference.

Mack Jones with the Situation and that guy Darren Rayner

Mack Jones with reality star Darren Rayner (far right) and some guy named “The Situation.”


 

 

 

What’s the last movie you watched?

Mad Max! I think I’m still tired from that non-stop car chase.

What’s for dinner?

I’m in Whistler at the moment, so I think I’d be lying to myself and everyone if I didn’t say Earls, and probably for the next few nights.

Anything else to add?

Super stoked to be a part of the Line family! This season has been an awesome first year with Line, first shooting with Legs of Steel alongside Rob in Alberta and then exploring the north for this new project. Can’t wait for glacier skiing to start this summer and for winter to come back around! Hope you like Ski The North!

Thanks friends!

The 2015 LINE Chronic

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