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Here are our top picks for the holiday period; the best ski films out there to spend the rest of the winter lazy break.







#8

Few Words - A Candide Thovex Film

Multi gold medallist at the X Games, Freeride World Tour winner, stunt and freeskier Candide Thovex talks about his success, low points and journey:




#7

James Bond


Roger Moore's Bond enjoys many-a ski scene.

'A View to Kill' sees the hero dodge gunfire on a snowboard to a happy Beach Boys soundtrack.

The Spy Who Loved Me opens with Moore's escape in a sexy lemon yellow skisuit.

Daniel Craig skis in Soelden in the latest JB movie, Spectre, and Pierce Brosnan is through and through Mr Bond in The World Is Not Enough.

Any of them, take your pick...

The World Is Not EnoughThe World Is Not Enough
























#6

A Skier's Journey


A PlanetSKI favourite where episodes of a big journey of two skiers and a filmmaker take you through some of the world's most obscure ski spots.

Start here with China:




#5

MSP In Deep


One of many notorious ski films from the Matchstick Productions company.

2009 movie In Deep takes an original look at the sport of skiing.

The skiers featured share a common bond: the overwhelming desire to ski.

And each person finds stoke in his own unique way, whether it be a double cork 1260, a deep turn on a storm day or ripping a giant AK line.




#4

Eddie the Eagle

It's certainly one to re-watch and a must watch if you haven't already...

The amazing journey of the nation's favourite ski jumper:

If you haven't already seen it, it's a mustIf you haven't already seen it, it's a must



































#3

Ski Porn

A classic ski movie from 2006.

It's what it says... ski jumps, tricks and powder.

What more?




#2

Warren Miller Films


The most respected name in action sports video.
 
Creating ski and snowboard movies since 1949.

His 68th snowsports film Line of Descent is one of many worth a watch:

From British Columbia to France, Montana to Colorado, California, Norway and New Zealand, new generations of skiers and riders are pushing their sport to new extremes.

Adventurers travel the globe, by land, air and sea, exploring the ties that bind ski culture.

See it in full here:



#1

Valhalla

The tale of one man's search to rediscover the freedom of his youth.

Valhalla is totally unique in its style for a ski film and tells a real good story.

"Hard-hitting ski and snowboard action complimenting a more narrative-driven approach than our past films, or perhaps any other ski movie before it, we follow one man's escape into the Northern woods, and his wild journey towards satisfaction, understanding, and love in some of the deepest snows on earth." IDBM




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