After a very confident run with an unfortunate fall in the first stop of the Freeride World Tour, Cartel rider Christoffer Granbom was brimming with confidence for the second leg. Re-staged in Vallnord, because of dangerous snow conditions earlier in the season, Christoffer took home the top spot on the 2nd stop.
On his rookie season, representing Amplid and riding the Freeride World Tour for the first time, Swedish big-mountain rider, Christoffer Granbom has already scored a podium. Despite thin cover and difficult snow conditions Christoffer took home 2nd place in Andorra.
As a sponsor of the event, the team at Amplid would like to wish all the competitors at this year's Val D'Aran Freeride Contest in Baqueira Beret the best of luck. May your lines be smooth and your landings soft!
Due to poor snow conditions the fourth stop of the Freeride World Tour was moved to Snowbird in Utah. For team rider John Rodosky, competing in a resort in his adopted College town gives him familiarity with the contest face that other riders just don't have.
Large snowstorms have been creating some pretty scetchy snow conditions in Utah, the adopted home of the fourth stop on this year's Freeride World Tour. For the moment, Amplid Cartel rider John Rodosky will just have to hold tight.
Westendorf locals Stefan Joechl and Patrik Faistenauer have competed at a number of the Open Faces freeride contests this winter. The tour, which takes in a handful of Austria's finest freeride mountains, is one of the many Freeride World Tour qualifier events.
After a disappointing ride in Courmayeur, Cartel rider John Rodosky will be looking for redemption when he rides in Chamonix today. Be sure to tune-in to the Freeride World Tour live, first thing this morning, to watch John's line.
Downdays on the Freeride World Tour aren't so bad. When you've had your fill of riding bottonless powder in Courmayeur you can top-up your caffine levels with the finest Italien coffee. It looks like Rodo is having a lot of fun right now.
The Freeride World Tour kicks off on Friday in Courmayeur. Tune-in early to catch all of the the first stop drama and Amplid's own John Rodosky guide his trusty UNW8 down a face with it's fair share of steep lines and fun features.
Last Year the North Face Masters and Freeride World Tour merged pitting North America's best riders against Europe's. Caught in the maelstrom was the Cartel's very-own John Rodosky. It was sink or swim for John in his Rookie season, the ARC caught up with John to find out his strategy for winter 13/14 on the tour.