Antoine Montant, Francois Bon, and Hervé Cerutti aspire to integrate climbing, flying, and skiing in the sport of Speed Riding. The athletes challenge the mountains of the French Alps near Chamonix. Antoine, named the fastest speed rider, encounters an avalanche. The three athletes attempt to conquer one of the most famous and dangerous walls in the Alps. Antoine then takes on a riskier line and tempts his fate.
In this episode athletes seek extreme landscapes in search of a “Perfect Line.” Skiers scope out steep mountain faces while kayakers see monumental waterfalls, bikers dense forests, and base jumpers an abundant stretch of sky.
Professional skiers James Heim, Mark Abma, and Eric "Hoji" Hjorleifson go ski touring in search of big mountain back-country powder they call "Epic Pow". With bare necessities the athletes survive in huts of the British Columbia mountains. They ski a variety of terrain including pillow features and spine zones.
In British Columbia, pro freeskiers Eric Hjorleifson, James Heim and Ingrid Backstrom seek a vast, isolated landscape with steeper lines where they can push the envelope of their sport.
Extreme skiing is defined with bigger lines, bigger mountains, and steeper faces. They say, “You fall, you die.” Professional skiers Chris Davenport and Stian Hagen sit down with the pioneer of extreme skiing Sylvain Saudan. The athletes share the truth they gain by using big mountains to peer into the depths of themselves. Chris and Stian ski the remote peaks of Alaska getting too close to “the red line.”
Haines, Alaska for professional skiers is considered The Dream Trip. Big mountain skiers Daron Rahlves and Henrik Windstedt challenge their skills when they decide to run a line together. Ingrid Backstrom, JT Holmes, and Shane McConkey face dangerous weather when they arrive in Haines. Mark Abma and Eric Hjorleifson lead the young talent of Sean Petit on a first time heli trip.
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