Mark Abma

Freeski & Touring

Cutting Lines

Episode
2015  |  6 MIN

Cutting Lines

It's something nobody ever talks about, the forest industry has created access to the skiing areas

It's something nobody ever talks about, but the forest industry has created access to most of the great skiing areas in the world. Without it, this sport would look very different.

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2015  |  6 MIN
Freeski & Touring

Lost Village

Episode
2015  |  6 MIN

Lost Village

Val de la Clarée is one of the last quiet corners of the French Alps.

Val de la Clarée is one of the last quiet corners of the French Alps, but it could have been very different. In the 1970's a proposed highway and tunnel threatened to open the valley up to development, but the local farmers and residents protested. Mark Abma, Leo Ahrens, Tony Lamiche and Timothée Theaux visit this quiet valley to live of the grid in a restored chalet for a week of skiing under their own power.

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2015  |  6 MIN
Freeski & Touring

Late

Episode
2014  |  5 MIN

Late

Every new ski season starts with the optimism that this will be the best season ever.

Every new ski season starts with the optimism that this will be the best season ever. When the snow doesn't show up, skiers will go to ridiculous lengths to make it happen.

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2014  |  5 MIN
Freeski & Touring

Iceland

Episode
2014  |  6 MIN

Iceland

As the youngest land mass on earth, Iceland is an ever-evolving paradise for skiers.

As the youngest land mass on earth, Iceland is an ever-evolving paradise for skiers. Littered with volcanoes, the ski lines here plunge straight to the ocean's edge. Andreas Fransson, Chris Rubens, and Mark Abma visit Arctic Heli Sking on the Troll Peninsula.

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2014  |  6 MIN
Freeski & Touring

24 Hours in Freeskiing

Episode
2014  |  7 MIN

24 Hours in Freeskiing

We criss cross through the lives of Bobby Brown, Mark Abma & Seb Eaves in 24 Hours of Freeskiing.

We criss cross through the lives of Bobby Brown, Mark Abma & Seb Eaves in 24 Hours of Freeskiing.

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2014  |  7 MIN
Freeski & Touring

Super Pillows

Episode
2014  |  7 MIN

Super Pillows

We all love to ski deep powder and pillows, but what if you could turn it into a video game?

We all love to ski deep powder and pillows, but what if you could turn it into a video game?

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2014  |  7 MIN
Freeski & Touring

The Architect

Episode
2013  |  8 MIN

The Architect

A look at the changing face of ski areas.

A look at the changing face of ski areas through the eyes of one of the world's leading ski resort designers.

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2013  |  8 MIN
Freeski & Touring

Return to Mica

Episode
2013  |  6 MIN

Return to Mica

Last time we visited Mica Heliskiing, it turned out to be one of the best powder skiing trips ever.

The last time we visited Mica Heliskiing, it turned out to be one of the best powder skiing trips we've ever experienced. Mike Douglas, Mark Abma, & Chris Rubens return to Mica to see if the magic is still there!

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2013  |  6 MIN
Freeski & Touring

Not Another GoPro Edit

Episode
2013  |  4 MIN

Not Another GoPro Edit

Trust us when we tell you, this is not just another GoPro edit

A new GoPro edit is uploaded to the internet every 3.57 seconds, but trust us when we tell you, this is not just another GoPro edit. Featuring the skiing of: Mark Abma, Kaj Zackrisson, Cody Townsend, Chris Rubens, Alexi Godbout, Mike Douglas, Tommy Ellingson, AJ Kemppainen, Vincent Gagnier, and more.

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2013  |  4 MIN
Freeski & Touring

Glasnost Ski

Episode
2012  |  7 MIN

Glasnost Ski

The Arkhyz Gosdacha sits in a remote river valley on the north side of Russia

The Arkhyz Gosdacha (Архыз Госдача) sits in a remote river valley on the north side of Russia's Caucasus Mountains. Built as a mountain retreat for the leaders of the Soviet Union during the Cold War, this lavish estate has played significant role in shaping the history of our modern world. Kaj Zackrisson, Mark Abma, and Mike Douglas discover it also serves as a fine stepping-off point to some of the best, undiscovered heliskiing on the planet.

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2012  |  7 MIN
Freeski & Touring

Mark Abma

Episode
2012  |  5 MIN

Mark Abma

Mark Abma has become one of the most celebrated freeskiers in the sport

Over the past decade, Mark Abma has become one of the most celebrated freeskiers in the sport. This week he takes us on a trip inside his mind.

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2012  |  5 MIN
Freeski & Touring

Northwest Road Trip Part 2

Episode
2011  |  7 MIN

Northwest Road Trip Part 2

Our Northwest adventure continues with the arrival of Mark Abma

Our Northwest adventure continues with the arrival of Mark Abma, and one of the deepest days on record at Stevens Pass, Washington.

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2011  |  7 MIN
Freeski & Touring

The Freedom Chair

Movie
2011  |  8 MIN

The Freedom Chair

Josh Dueck, awoke from a ski crash to realize life would never be the same

On March 8, 2004 aspiring freeskier and coach, Josh Dueck, awoke from a ski crash to realize life would never be the same. Paralyzed from the waist down, josh made a decision to make the best of a horrible situation. The result is one of the most inspiring stories we've ever seen.

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2011  |  8 MIN
Freeski & Touring

The GoPro Edit

Episode
2011  |  5 MIN

The GoPro Edit

You've probably seen hundreds of POV edits, but we bet you've never seen one quite like this.

It seems everyone these days has a GoPro camera. You've probably seen hundreds of POV edits over the past few years, but we bet you've never seen one quite like this. Featuring Chris Rubens, Mark Abma, Mike Douglas, Cody Townsend and Bobby Brown.

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2011  |  5 MIN
Freeski & Touring

La Niña

Episode
2011  |  6 MIN

La Niña

La Niña is an phenomenon that delivered western North America the coldest and snowiest winter.

La Niña (the 'little girl' in spanish) is an oceanic phenomenon that delivered western North America the coldest and snowiest winter anyone can remember. It also makes this episode of Salomon Freeski TV the deepest one yet. According to all climate predictions, he's back for the 2011/12 season. We hope you like your powder deep!

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2011  |  6 MIN
Freeski & Touring

Battle of Alaska Pt -1

Episode
2011  |  5 MIN

Battle of Alaska Pt -1

After Mark Abma's retirement, we needed a new leader for Salomon's Big Mountain Freeskiing Team.

After Mark Abma's sudden retirement, we needed a new leader for Salomon's Big Mountain Freeskiing Team. Henrik Windstedt and Cody Townsend were sent to Girdwood, Alaska to battle for the spot in the most dramatic episode of Freeski TV yet. Part 1 of 2.

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2011  |  5 MIN
Freeski & Touring

Deep : Mica Heliskiing

Episode
2010  |  6 MIN

Deep : Mica Heliskiing

Our athletes spent a week shredding pillows and trees in some of the deepest snow of the season.

Henrik Windstedt, Mark Abma, Mike Douglas and Asmund Thorsen spent a week shredding pillows and trees in some of the deepest snow of the season at Mica Heliskiing in BC.

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2010  |  6 MIN
Freeski & Touring

Chimaera : Sounds of Winter

Episode
2010  |  6 MIN

Chimaera : Sounds of Winter

Mythologically, Chimaera references a fusion of forms that is the personification of winter.

Chimaera is a utopia. A dream or fantasy. Mythologically, it references a fusion of forms that is the personification of winter. By slowing down our perception of reality we get a unique look at a skier's life. Just plug in your headphones and let your senses take over.

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2010  |  6 MIN
Freeski & Touring

Whistler Freeski Olympics

Episode
2010  |  6 MIN

Whistler Freeski Olympics

Our freeskiers show us what it was like to be in Whistler during the 2010 Olympic Winter Games.

Mark Abma, Mike Douglas, and Chris Rubens show us what it was like to be in Whistler during the 2010 Olympic Winter Games, from the perspective of a freeskier. Interesting people and amazing skiing made it the place to be in February 2010. No snow? Yeah right. After watching this you may never believe the mainstream media again.

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2010  |  6 MIN
Freeski & Touring

Whistler Pillows

Episode
2008  |  5 MIN

Whistler Pillows

Mark Abma and Mike Douglas show why Whistler is one of the best places

Mark Abma and Mike Douglas show why Whistler is one of the best places in the world to live if you are a freeskier. As the first of two Whistler shows this season this episode looks at the deeper and darker side of the Whistler experience.

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2008  |  5 MIN
Freeski & Touring

Japan Trip

Episode
2008  |  4 MIN

Japan Trip

Riders like Simon, Mark, Mike and Sammy Carlsson shred the powder, stomp the park in Japan

The Salomon Freeski TV transport us in Japan !! You will see all the riders like Simon Dumont, Mark Abma, Mike douglas and Sammy Carlson shred the powder, stomp the park in JAPAN!!

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2008  |  4 MIN
Freeski & Touring

China

Episode
2007  |  6 MIN

China

Mark Abma, takes us on a behind the scenes of a ski trip to China

Best video ski performance by a male award winner, Mark Abma, takes us on a behind the scenes of a ski trip to China. An exotic skiing trip while filming their video parts during the 2007 ski season.

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2007  |  6 MIN