I really don’t normally pass on these videos that get posted on-line but this one just struck me on so many fronts… first of all the absolutely incredible display of human dexterity from Quebec’s snowboarding sensation Seb Toots. It’s just incredible to see someone capable of such amazing body control. And then to see it filmed so beautifully, with a perfectly chosen and choreographed soundtrack, with the jaw-dropping views of our favorite Whistler as the backdrop just makes it perfect. I was particularly taken by the shots where you see the clouds below the mountain level. This affect is somewhat unique to Whistler due to it being relatively low lying (less than a couple thousand feet above sea level) and so close to the sea… it’s something we’ve experienced a few times and is really beautiful. Hard to beat watching Seb’s incredible jumps and turns set to the low cloud sat below the snow-capped Rockies:

Seb Toots Whistler 2014 from Seb Toots on Vimeo.

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  • marathon man

    That is good! But I tend to more identify with this:

    • MilesAbound

      That’s a hilarious!!! And the dude can ski. Not as funny, but here’s another good one – this guy’s brother is our neighbor and trains with my wife (I am nowhere near the fitness level of either of them!) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PFfA9cf_cVU

      • marathon man

        I like how he is from a place so far from snow and now he goes sick!

        Anyway, alls I got is this little east coast (VT) clip from last season in a secret little stash of woods off the backside of one of my fav mountains. This happens there around Feb/Mar/April and so when family and work have you stuck in the east, the POW can in fact be had if you know where to look!

        http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JCwdCJfiC1g
        http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JCwdCJfiC1g

        hahahaha not quite the level of these dudes in the vids but hey, we gotta get what we can eh?

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    • MilesAbound

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