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A massive amount of effort and innovation has gone into our new line of Freeride Series skis . Watch the video here as we take you through all of the the crucial steps from CAD design to prototyping to field testing to manufacturing to quality assurance testing.
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BD athlete Jacqui Edgerly is living her dream. Right now. It’s happening. For the next few weeks she’s skiing the massive faces and mega spines of Alaska and by the feel of this report she just sent us, the reality has been even better than she dreamed. I woke up today happy and content. Yesterday opened up the doors to a whole... [READ MORE]
BD athlete Johnny Collinson spends his winters chasing the snow and hustling in the backcountry with film crews. Pretty sweet life. Here is the latest email and photos Johnny sent us about his travels in Canada and skiing with his fellow BD athletes, big sister Angel and athlete Callum Pettit . The day after the Revi... [READ MORE]
VIDEO: BD employee Evan Bouchier reports on a whirlwind tour of skiing, speed-riding and proto testing
Black Diamond employee Evan Bouchier is one of our engineers hard at work on new ski development projects, and fortunately for Evan, “hard at work” often means testing prototype skis in some truly epic locations. After his missions to the Pacific Northwest , Chamonix and La Grave , Evan hustled a bunch of quality days backcountry... [READ MORE]
Black Diamond athlete Will Cardamone lives in a yurt tucked back in the mountains of Colorado. It's an idyllic location and the perfect launch point for endless backcountry missions. Will has shot and edited together a series of video shorts that beautifully detail both his life in the mountains and some incredible skiing. Here is... [READ MORE]
Black Diamond athlete Angel Collinson grew up just up the hill from Black Diamond HQ at Snowbird Ski Resort. Since she could stand up on skis, she's been shredding around the Wasatch, and the past year has taken her from the world of competitive freeskiiing to filming with two of the biggest names in ski media. Below is Angel's report from a... [READ MORE]