Thursday, January 15, 2009

Watch the "Subaru Sessions – A Deeper Look at Big Mountain Freeskiing" - LIVE RIGHT HERE - Friday, January 16, 2009, from 1-3 PM MST

So tomorrow we're going to post a killer new online broadcast series focused on the world of freeskiing. Backcountry's own athlete wrangler, Jonny A, will be interviewed and show highlights from IFSA competitors on the Backcountry athlete team. In short, it's gonna be sick - check back here Friday afternoon and kick off your weekend with some freeski stoke. Here are the official press release details:

Dubbed the David Letterman of freeskiing, the Subaru Sessions is a one of a kind live webcast hosted by legendary Freeskiing World Tour (FWT) announcers Dak Williams and Frankie Alisuag and produced by Mountain Sports International (MSI). The first stop of the Subaru Sessions will stream live beginning at 1pm MST, Friday, January 16, from the Tram Plaza at Snowbird Mountain Resort, Utah.

Watch live interviews and highlight footage of past, present and future big mountain freeskiing champions. A veritable who’s who of the sport, featured athletes include Ingrid Backstrom, Cody Barnhill, Julian Carr, Kent Hyden, Brant Moles, Rick Greener, Chris Tatsuno, Scott McBrayer, and more.

The voices of big mountain freeskiing, Dak Williams and Frankie Alisuag will also be talking to Rob Greener, mentor to the next generation of big mountain freeskiers, about the new Junior Freeskiing Tour, the upcoming Junior Freeskiing Nationals at Snowbird and the progression of the sport.

Special guest Derek Taylor, Editor of Powder Magazine, will be dropping by with a sneak peek of the 2009 Powder Video Awards. Backcountry.com's frontman and "Athlete Wrangler" Jonny Atencio will stop by to introduce his 2009 freeskiing team and show video highlights from their adventures. Other video highlights include Nick Greener’s notorious crash during the 2008 Subaru US Freeskiing Nationals, Julian Carr’s 100-foot front-flip, clips from the 2008 Freeskiing World Tour and a 2009 FWT teaser.

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