MMWUC: Snowmobile madness, Ollila’s hot new edit, much more

MMWUC: Snowmobile madness, Ollila’s hot new edit, much more

At its core, Monday Morning Wake Up Call is an original, weekly FREESKIER column that boasts the hottest ski videos and a collection of other Internet gold from the previous week. From banging park shoots, to epic face shots and an array of obscure videos that grace the web, you’ll find ’em here, along with our personal take. Be sure to tune in every Monday to kick your week off right and get your dose of rockin’ content.

Best of Shred:

Antti Ollila’s Latest Edit is Stacked with Hammers

Take notes, kids. Antti Ollila is dishing out free lessons on how to make a banger ski edit.

Get Stoked for Winter with DPS Skis’ The Shadow Campaign Vol. 2

We’re thrilled to report that DPS Skis Cinematic will be releasing yet another round of epic short films this year. In association with Gore-Tex and Outdoor Research, the brand is dropping four short films this fall to get you jacked up for winter. The series, dubbed The Shadow Campaign Vol. 2, will feature a plethora of jaw-dropping ski action and cinematography from Japan, to Italy and Switzerland.

JF Houle Releases Street-Heavy Trailer for 2015 Solo Project, Houligan

JF Houle is a master of urban skiing. The twenty-nine-year-old out of Quebec, Canada has been stacking shots and filming epic segments for years upon years (not to mention his decorated competition career). This week, JF dropped the trailer for his new solo project, Houligan. Upon watching the tease of what’s to come this fall, you’ll promptly get into your car to scope out new spots to claim in your town.

Watch Aidan Sheahan Spread His Steeze All Over Aspen Snowmass

Aidan Sheahan is straight outta Aspen. The Colorado kid’s unique style and grace in the terrain park is unmatched by anyone in the game. This year, with the help of cinematographer and fellow Aspen local Loren James, Sheahan will be releasing a series of edits that flaunt his steeze and personal musical creations. Enjoy the show throughout episode two, deemed Relotus, and stay tuned for more action from the duo.

One-minute of Epic Pow Proves the Scarpa Freedom RS Boot is Bad Freakin’ Ass

As an essential member of its Freedom series and Chris Davenport’s footwear of choice, Scarpa’s RS boot is extremely lightweight, boasts a burly 130-flex and fluid 25 degree cuff rotation. Whether you enjoy charging lift accessed terrain or you fancy the backcountry goods, the Freedom RS gets it done in both comfort and style. To prove it to you, Scarpa compiled a series of footage that showcases the boot’s varying abilities. Stellar on the uphill, bomber on the downhill.

Best of the Rest:

In case you missed it, during last week’s MTV Video Music Awards, Kanye West announced that he plans to run for president of the United States of America in 2020. Yes, you read that correctly. Anyway, The Huffington Post whipped up a beauty of a video that highlights a day in America under Yeezy’s rule. Check it out above.

Snowmobile Backflip… On Water

Whatever happened to the days when people rode snowmobiles on snow? When did ripping sleds on water and sand become a cool thing?

How to Skin a Watermelon

For those of you that have been wondering how to skin your next watermelon, here you go. Headed to a Labor Day shindig this year? bring this party favor and be the life (weirdo) of the party.

Container BMX Session

That horizontal half-loop?! Utter madness.

Really Strong Neck Muscles


What the heck? Is this dude serious? No need for forklifts anymore, just convince your buddy to hit the gym and work on his neck muscles. This performance reminds me of a circus act.

Want more awesome videos? Relive the glory from last week’s Wake Up Call, here.

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