For preseason skiing in the northern hemisphere it doesn't get much better than Mammoth Mountain in California.Cartel team rider Noah Albaladejo spent a couple weeks at Mammoth during November skiing with Vincent Gagnier and ABM.
Rookie Season concludes with Kevin travelling to the Spanish and Andorran Pyrenees to compete at the world famous Total Fight slopestyle contest and ride the Sunset and Vallnord in perfect spring conditions with Amplid riders Luka, Noah and Pako.
Huge congratulations to Amplid Cartel rider Noah Albaladejo who has just won Downdays' European Skier of the Year Award. Voted for by the public the awards caps off a perfect year for the young Andorran.
The 14/15 winter in Helsinki wasn't one to remember, but dealing with warm weather and making the most of what snow there is, is all part of being a freeskier in Finland. In the first episode of Rookie Season Kevin shows what Freeskiing in and around Helsinki is like.
Rookie Season is a four part series following rookie Cartel rider Kevin Salonius on his adventures around Europe, experiencing new terrain and snow conditions and learning from his teammates. Here's the series trailer.
It's that time of year again when European Ski Publication Downdays gathers the public's votes to determine its "Skier of the Year". This year Cartel riders Julien Lange and Noah Albaladejo have been nominated and they need your vote!
Amplid's Noah Albaladejo and Magnus Graner from Swedish crew the Bunch, met up this summer in Les Deux Alpes. Their mission was simple, film an edit so unique and ahead of its time that it progresses freeskiing. They roped-in Amplid homie Borja Azurmendi to help.
In his rookie season as professional skier, Kevin Salonius has spent the last five months travelling throughout Europe discovering the sports many disciplines. In April Kevin travelled to Grandvilira in Andorra to hang-out with team riders Luka Melloni, Pako Benguerel and Noah Albaladejo and film with future movie magnet Borja Azurmendi. Here's a brief trip report.
In case you've been hiding under a rock or have been isolated in the Alaskan backcountry without an internet connection for the last month, you probably know that Cartel team skier Noah Albaladejo won the "Best Trick" and "Best Overall" prizes at the B&E Invitational. Well, he's teamed-up with Vavisual to release an edit with some highlights from the event.
SLVSH is the contest in which the world's best freeskiers battle against each other in a game of S.K.A.T.E. This week's episode has devided the Amplid camp, since Luka Melloni is skiing against Noah Albaladejo, both of whom are important members of the Cartel family.
Once a year Luka and Noah cross the borders of Andorra and Spain into the French Pyrenees for the Rail Trick Session in Font Romeu. This year the usual BBQ vibes were a little dampened by the heavy snowfall, but Luka and Noah proved once again that they're the guys to beat.
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