“What a gift to be able to ride these AK lines in such prime conditions alongside this crew of riders. This was one of the most memorable sessions of my life. To have these riders who I look up to all together riding at this level is the ultimate vision so many manifested with Natural Selection becoming a reality.” -Travis Rice
If you didn’t get a chance to watch the final stop of the Natural Selection Tour yesterday do yourself a favor watch the replay…it was truly a monumental day in the history of big mountain freestyle snowboarding. Conditions were near perfect for the elite crew of riders based out of Alyeska Resort who were flown into a remote glacial camp for the competition. The event culminated with two men and two women dropping into the final venue dubbed Spinal Tap, a classic Alaskan face of sheer untouched fluted spines. Won’t spoil the results for those who haven’t seen but it was a battle of epic proportions:
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