Last Winter I went on a super fun snowboard trip to Southern Colorado with Hana Beaman, Kimmy Fasani and Cheryl Maas. It was a winning combination at one of my favorite locations, I knew it would be awesome. And it was, for several reasons but the coolest part was the mind blowing, progressive riding from all three of these female pro snowboarders. Both Kimmy and Cheryl landed double backflips in the backcountry. Here are the sequences of the double backflips that went down 1 year ago today. Good times girls, here’s to flipping out over many more sunny pow days.
Kimmy Fasani Double Backie in the Backcountry.
Cheryl Maas Double Backflip at Sunset. Near Silverton, Colorado
I was stoked to join Hana Beaman, Kimmy Fasani and Cheryl Maas to shoot still photos during their trip to Silverton, Colorado last Winter.
Look for the editorial coverage in Snowboard Magazine (North America) and Cooler Magazine (Europe) later this year.
In the meantime check out this sick video edit by John Roderick.
We’ve spent the last couple of days recovering from a great time up at the Bonnie Belle Cabin outside of Silverton, Colorado. The cabin is located at a mellow 12,000 feet.
Part of the trail we hiked into reach the cabin.
Kimmy checks the view from her bed.
Skylar (our guide) showing us some zones.
The cabin is located on a mine claim, Skylar found this quartz on the property during the Summer.
Mind blower, blower.
Gear drying system.
I’m just gonna throw it out there, yes, we went to Silverton. I know it’s cliche, but there’s a reason behind the hype. It’s a super interesting place and there is a ton of great terrain in the area. I like Silverton, Co.
A sleepy little town surrounded by mountain passes.
Kimmy and Cherly fine tune their jump.
The girls are really excited about something.
Fueling up at Avalanche Coffee
The sun came out today. The jump was ready. Many tricks were landed. Ok, I’m just gonna go ahead and say it, Kimmy landed a double backflip, Cherly landed a back 7 and an underflip and Hana landed a huge, steezy 3. The crew killed it.
Cheryl putting some final touches on the jump.
Cheryl and Hana Roshambo for FT
We woke up this morning to snowy skies. Yea for snow. Since the visibility was bad for shooting we decided we’d spend the day building a jump for tomorrow when it’s meant to be sunny.
Cheryl and Kimmy scope from the road
Hana puts together her split board.
Cheryl pointing to where the jump should be built.
Tawyna, Kimmy and Hana.
The crew arrived in Southern Colorado last night. Kimmy Fasani and Hana Beaman drove in with their snowmobiles, while Cheryl Maas flew in from France. The plan was for her to meet up with one of the filmer’s Cort Muller and Snowboard Mag’s Tawnya Schultz in the afternoon and they’d drive down that evening. Cheryl’s flight was delayed and she didn’t arrive in Denver until midnight. They drove all night and got to our location at 7am, the same time we had set our alarm to start our day. While they got a few hours of shut eye, Hana, Kimmy, Roderick and I headed to the snow to explore some of the terrain we’d be shredding the next 6 days.
Hana and Kimmy break trail and the exploration begins.
They found a cool double line.
Hana checks out the scene.
Kimmy lays out a slash.
Yeah Kimmy. We thought this day was a wash, flat light, wet snow, Kimmy’s sweet style really pulled us through. A big thanks to the Hick’s brothers and to Nick Olsen at DC.
Leanne Pelosi at Baldface Lodge
Kimmy Fasani at Baldface Lodge
Leanne Pelosi at Baldface Lodge
Natasza Zurek at Island Lake Lodge
Gabby Maiden at Brighton