In the late ’80s Bob Dylan, George Harrison, Jeff Lynne, Roy Orbison, and Tom Petty formed the supergroup The Traveling Wilburys; then in ’96 Michael Jordan and Bill Murray joined forces with the Looney Toons in Space Jam. In both instances, there was a resounding impact from so many stars combining their eminence. Now, in 2015, we have another tour-de-force team in Up in the Valley’s third episode, which includes Sage Kotsenburg, Stale Sandbech, Mark McMorris, Torstein Horgmo, Chas Guldemond, Sebastien Toutant, Kyle Mack, Roope Tonteri, Marko Grilc, Peetu Piiroinen, Sebbe De Buck, Mons Roisland, Mikey Ciccarelli, Tyler Nicholson, Tor Lundstrom, Kevin Backstrom, Danny Davis, Emil Ulsletten, Torgeir Bergrem, Alek Østreng, Marcus Kleveland, Maxence Parrot, Red Gerard, and Brage Richenberg.
In the past few days the internet has been heavily laden with Perisher park edits, all have been sufficiently ridiculous, encapsulating the repertoires and riding styles of select groups of riders, but none have had such a thoroughly impressive roster as the collection of aces in this video from Olliepop Films. It is an all-inclusive marvel that sews the world’s top riders, at the top of their game, into one edit of eclectic pandemonium.
Read the full Up in the Valley Three article on Snowboarder Magazine.