Prodigies vs. Pros in This Wild Faction Ski Edit

This pumpy, modern ski film focuses on ‘present meets future’ with a mashup of footage from prodigy and veteran skiers.

The Faction Collective’s “Saas-Fee” has everything you’d want in a freestyle ski edit. Directed by famous filmmaker Etienne Mérel, Saas Fee follows seven pro (and almost pro) skiers as they take on the slopes — and each other — in Switzerland.

“Present meets future as masters Alex Hall, Antti Ollila, Daniel Hanka and Ben Buratti meet up with prodigies Matej Svancer, Tim Sivignon and Alexis Ghisleni for a session to remember,” teases the film description.

Saas Fee, the film’s namesake, is a resort village on the border of Switzerland and Italy. It’s a place where the Alps stand tall and, if you want, you can really get some air. The edit is a little over six minutes long — just enough time to get you hooked on what’s possible this upcoming season.

The Faction Collective is Faction Skis’ in-house ambassador, athlete, and film team. Check out the latest from Faction here.

Salomon charge 2 ski film
'Charge 2': Winter 2020's First Full Salomon TV Episode Goes Live

Salomon took five freeskiers on a trip to British Columbia to lay down some fresh tracks. The only instruction? Charge as hard as you can. Read more…

Mary Murphy
By

Mary is based out of GearJunkie's Denver, CO office. Her outdoor interests span from climbing to landscape photography to pack-paddleboarding. If she's not writing, you can most likely find her at the top of a fourteener, or in a local bakery.

Topics: ,

Tags: ,