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lots of filming this past winter in Silverton...

By Matt Lanning - Posted on 09 March 2009

By now, most everyone has seen last winter's Silverton Mountain segment in Warren Miller's 'Children of Winter'. Whether or not this was the impetus for a whole new crop of film crews to show up may not really matter... as they're out in force this winter.

In my regular news feeds and Google Alerts, I see most of what is being put up on the web from Silverton. Here's what I saw over the winter:

Teton Gravity Research was here in January with Dylan Hood and Dash Longe filming in the backcountry, and have posted some video to their 'Almost Live' series, titled 'Throwing down in Silverton, CO', and the newly-added Episode 3.

Poor Boyz Productions have been in Silverton for a few days now with John Symms, Simon Dumont, Peter Olenick, and Jake Largess, riding and shooting in the backcountry. They have written about it on [UPDATE: the guys wrapped up their trip with another photo/blog entry on on March 11th, and a post on Peter Olenick's blog.]

And, of course, Shaun White has been filming here for Red Bull and Burton. He just won another comp in Park City, UT, and talks about his time in Silverton in an interview on

You can bet that next fall's crop of ski and snowboard films will feature a lot of this year's great footage. Stay tuned...


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