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Delayed Gratification: The Hard-Fought Ascent of Nick Russell

If there was ever a metaphor for Nick Russell’s professional splitboarding career, it’s the act of splitboarding itself. The years of accumulating gear and knowledge. The months of training. The weeks of scoping, days of strategizing, hours of climbing. Listening to the gut when it whispers “turn around,” ignoring the blisters when they scream “quit.” All for a few sacred minutes on the summit, a few seconds of euphoric descent.
UTAH STATE
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tetongravity.com

​VIDEO: Nick Russell Joins WNDR Alpine

Well, there’s two big pieces of news here. First off, sustainability-focused snowsports brand WNDR Alpine is now making snowboards. Secondly, Nick Russell has made the switch to become WNDR’s first snowboard athlete – a perfect mix of shared intentions. As a professional snowboarder, Russell’s career has been about carving his own path in the industry, focusing on foot-powered missions into the world’s biggest mountains.
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tetongravity.com

VIDEO: Cody Townsend, Nick Russell and Dan Corn Epic on Mt. Saint Elias

The first two minutes of this video had me thinking one thing: if you use Big Gigantic in an edit, it's gonna slap. Then I thought "silly me, it's an Owen Leeper edit, of course it's gonna slap." Known for hucking huge airs and laid out flips, Leeper's 2021 season edit showcases all the things we love about watching him ski. There really is nothing better than seeing him send JH classics like Crags and Central Couloir. With snow finally falling in the Tetons, we're pretty ready for days to.
TETON COUNTY, WY
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