MMWUC: Freeskier ski test highlights and a close call with an avalanche

March 24th, 2013 by

This week we bring you our latest edit from #FreeskierFest at Aspen/Snowmass, Sammy Carlson’s winning video from the inaugural X Games Real Ski Backcountry contest, a humorous bike crash, a crazy jumping cat and more. You’ll also find links at the bottom of the page to videos highlighting this weekend’s action across the pond: from X Games Tignes to the Freeride World Tour finals at Verbier. Enjoy, and make it a great day out there.

Have some videos that you think are worthy of an appearance in Monday Morning Wake Up Call? We want to see what you’ve got. Send your ideas to henrik@freeskier.com, or hit up @Freeskier on Twitter with the hashtag #MMWUC.


Best of the Shred

Behind The Scenes: Freeskier’s 2014 All-Mountain Ski Test at Aspen/Snowmass.

Sammy Carlson’s winning video, 2013 X Games Real Ski Backcountry.

Will Wesson’s GoPro footage from Japan will make you want to ski right now.

Squaw Valley unveils spooftastic promo for upcoming Pain McShlonkey Classic.

Two skiers narrowly avoid avalanche in the Dolomites.


Best of the Rest

Did I win?!

Woman’s description of hailstorm is accurate.

Racing water tap.

Jumping cat is impressive.

Cool dance is cool for about 45 seconds.

Want more?

- Watch the top three men’s superpipe runs, 2013 X Games Tignes
- Watch the top three women’s superpipe runs, 2013 X Games Tignes
- Watch the top three men’s slopestyle runs, 2013 X Games Tignes
- Watch the top two women’s slopestyle runs, 2013 X Games Tignes
- Watch the winning runs from the Freeride World Tour finals in Verbier

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About the author:
Henrik Lampert loves hot dogs, backflips, the Boston Bruins and Norway. Twenty-seven years old and a Massachusetts native, he's the Editor of Freeskier Magazine and Freeskier.com—a proud staffer since 2010.