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Mountain Sledder | August 20, 2018

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Posts ByBrandon Wiesener, Author at Mountain Sledder

Above and Beyond – Tackling Adversity on a Sled Trip

August 2, 2018 |

Despite breaking two sled parts in one weekend—forcing me to spend more than 10 extra hours on the road—I don’t feel too upset about it. I smile, reflecting on the non-stop action of the past few days. It seems like the most memorable experiences are never the ones that go smoothly, and doing anything worthwhile always requires you to go above and beyond.Read More

Getting Grabby: Grab Seat Build

June 5, 2016 |

Straight airs have been dead for over a decade in every other action sport. Moto, skiing and snowboarding, mountain biking; watch a video from any of these sports and you’ll see almost every air is tricked or styled out with a grab. From the freestyle ramps and terrain parks, these … Read More

6 Tips To Improve Your Jumping Style

April 12, 2016 |

So you want to add some flavor into your riding? Well you don’t have to throw a crazy power move to turn average riding into something unique; style is often subtle and understated. The only rule for style is that it has to flow on its own, when something is forced it’s obvious and it doesn’t look natural. Here are a few tips to improve your jumping style.Read More

All In

April 10, 2016 |

All In   Rarely are we content with the chips we have. Everyone wants to double up but only a few can stomach the double down. The facts are that when you go all in, you either win big or you lose big. Great experiences don’t accidentally happen; if you … Read More

How to Build a Backcountry Jump

March 20, 2016 |

A lot of things come with instructions, like IKEA furniture and those cheap pre-made meals from the frozen food section. Jumps, however, don’t come with instructions. Building hits is an art so there’s no single right way to build one, but there are a lot of wrong ways. Here are some … Read More

Straight Airs Are Dead

March 15, 2016 |

A straight air is the most basic, utilitarian way to hit a jump. It gets the job done, but most people should be over it by now. At the highest level, straight airs have been dead in other action sports like skiing, snowboarding, skateboarding, mountain biking and moto for over a decade.Read More