Let the Movie Trailers Commence — Today, Sweetgrass


Post by WildSnow.com blogger | August 10, 2009      

Ok, I’m biased and favor these guys. Why? Because they just seem more “roots” if you will; less commercial. Not that I’m against commercial (everyone has to make a living, eventually), but the struggling artist always has a place in my heart, as I’ve been one at times myself…

So, without further prognostication, check out the Sweetgrass trailer for this season’s powder candy — definitely festival winner material:

Along with the new trailer, Sweetgrass has a new site, blog, and good-looking gallery from their months in Hokkaido. For more from Sweetgrass, click the backcountry skiing films linkage and see what kind of work obfuscating fantasy world you float in for the rest of the day!

As for their new film, Signatures, I blogged a while ago about how Sweetgrass found this amazing powder swami in Japan, who enabled them to draw a firm connection between art and snow riding. Can’t wait to get the whole story. September 19th Aspen, CO, WORLD PREMIERE Wheeler Opera House 7pm $10 — live deep-country blues from John-Alex Mason to follow. Stay after for Mason, that’s my recommendation. CU there.



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11 Responses to “Let the Movie Trailers Commence — Today, Sweetgrass”

  1. Matt Kinney August 10th, 2009 10:40 am

    Thanks for the Monday mornng stoke lou, Some pretty sweet teleskiing..inspirational. Lots of soul. A+

  2. shoveler August 10th, 2009 12:04 pm

    Yeah, I’d say this is the soul ride. I’ll go to one of the tour stops, for sure. Would like to ski in Japan but hear it’s super $$$.

  3. Jason August 10th, 2009 4:36 pm

    Great MELLOW video… Makes me want to ski deep BC pow slopes… Ah….

  4. CCD August 10th, 2009 6:28 pm

    Truly inspirational

  5. Wayne Nicholson August 10th, 2009 6:40 pm

    Those are some amazing camera angles with some beautiful scenery. The snow’s amazing and the words he speaks are so true.

  6. pete anzalone August 10th, 2009 8:07 pm

    Was that guy riding a snurfer?!!?

  7. Jack August 10th, 2009 10:15 pm

    Sweetgrass powder. STOKE ON!
    Way better than name-calling, whining and debating.

  8. Mark August 11th, 2009 7:03 am

    Hokkaido. Fantastic looking snow and terrrain. Summer is too long!

  9. SweetgrassFolks August 11th, 2009 9:19 am

    snurfer! I dont think anyones ridden a snurfer since ’93. it’s ok, cause that’s what I called it at first too. and then all the single plank folks laughed at me.

    He’s riding on a hand made, hand designed board he makes that he calls “yuki-ta”
    which literally means “Snow-board” in the simplest sense. like a plank on snow.
    pretty cool guy and the branding iron he puts on it is his own as well– it means growing roots.

  10. pete anzalone August 11th, 2009 6:57 pm

    Exactly – a snurfer! – I knew it.
    Pretty cool.

  11. upcoming movies December 9th, 2009 9:53 pm

    They are insane by doing those kinds of things. But I salute to them for being so brave. I can’t do those things and I will never do that.

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