Watch Now: X Games Skiers Hit the Backcountry

Teton Gravity Research is back yet again with another pow-worthy in-house film.

Last week, Teton Gravity Research released its teaser for “Deviate,” an athlete project devoted to ripping in the backcountry. Today, the full film premiered online.

“Deviate” is the first backcountry project from legendary shredders Torin Yater-Wallace and Jossi Wells. Ages 25 and 30, both are freestyle skiers who have racked up their fair share of fame in front-country competitions like the X Games. (In 2011, Yater-Wallace became the youngest medalist in Winter X Games history at age 15. In 2014, Wells skied in the Winter Olympics.)

But in this film, they’re leaving the competition element behind. In “Deviate,” the duo rides alongside industry legends like Birk Irving, Bobby Brown, and McRae Williams. It’s all about smiles and shred.

The film is high on stoke: stoke for fresh tracks, stoke for snowmobiles, and stoke for earning their turns. The teaser is short and sweet, but the full film premiered on TGR TV on Friday, Dec. 11. If you don’t have TGR TV, you can now watch it here for free.

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Mary Murphy

Mary is the Managing Editor of GearJunkie and is based in GearJunkie's Denver, Colo. office. She has a degree in English and journalism, and has a background in both newspaper and magazine writing. Her outdoor interests span from running to sport climbing, from landscape photography to skiing 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.

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