Added a comment about video Candide Thovex Doesn't Need Any Snow 12/11/2015 6:11 PM
C138x104

Its all legit but yeah they had to build lips for those hits. They most likely used those gas powered winches for the tow-in. Skiers have been using it for urban for a couple seasons now and they can tow you in at near 50 mph if needed. At higher speed, no need for anything but skis and a shitton of skill.

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Added a comment about video 2015 Redbull Rampage Run - POV Logan Binggeli 12/4/2015 7:24 PM
C138x104

Yup, let's just ignore the fact that his building team helped create parts of this line and helping out with other rider's lines the last time around. Buying into silly internet BS like a silly fanboy is more fun anyways.

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Added a comment about video New Brain Farm Snowboard Movie - The Fourth Phase 11/18/2015 7:45 PM
C138x104

This is one of the reasons why I like Vital over pinkbike. that was siiiick

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Added a comment about feature 13 Bikes That Will Give You Nightmares 10/31/2015 1:00 PM
C50_greenriver4.6.2013

Teamribbit, I'm disappointed. I would expect more out of whatever the hell it is you guys do.

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Added a comment about video The Dropper Stem is Here! 10/29/2015 6:34 PM
C138x104

First ISIS and now this? The world is going to Hell in a hand basket.

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Added a comment about photo Droppin' in 10/23/2015 6:58 PM
C138_dsc1723

such a clear picture, loving how the moss and green shows. although touch funny being listed as a natural drop

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Added a comment about photo Zinkquence 10/22/2015 8:10 AM
C138_zinkquence

it amazes me how many people are upset stating Semenuk got robbed and yet nothing about Zink... Goes to show people expect more of a slopestyle run than an actual big mountain line with gnarly, huge tricks... ya know, what Rampage has always been about.

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Added a comment about feature Opinion: When Does Risk Outweigh the Reward? How Red Bull Rampage Changed Our Perspective 10/19/2015 8:18 AM
C50_greenriver4.6.2013

Agreed with most written aside from the insurance bit. The Rampage falls under the FMB Tour, in which riders cannot compete without insurance. In no other sport, action or otherwise, is an event's title sponsor responsible for providing insurance to the competitors. That's not their responsibility and it never was. All they do is provide a venue at which these riders can compete if they want to. There's a lot of misplaced anger about that and if anything, be pissed at the rider's SPONSORS for the lack of travel cash or providing insurance/medical coverage.

Also here's some perspective... The FWT, a world tour big mountain circuit for skiers/snowboarders. Over the years multiple people have died competing or being part of this event. There are no massive outcries about who should be paying who, how much, etc. because everyone understands its an inherently dangerous comp. with little extrinsic rewards. You can either compete or not, its ultimately up to the rider and what line the rider risks.

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Added a comment about news blog The 5 Top Scoring Runs From Rampage 2015 10/18/2015 4:46 PM
C50_greenriver4.6.2013

scriz- You're not watching the same runs as the rest of us then, haha. Andreau's run definitely deserves a higher place. Just that upper hip alone where he flat 450s it and Aggy just did a whip... same with the lowest hit where Andreau backied it and again, Aggy just styled it out.

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Added a comment about news blog The 5 Top Scoring Runs From Rampage 2015 10/18/2015 1:26 PM
C50_greenriver4.6.2013

ZINK SHOULD HAVE WON! BIG GNARLY LINE, BIG GNARLY TRICKS. Rampage is about that, not one big drop and a groomed run the rest of the way. It was original also... Semenuk's was insane, same with Andreau's as well so who the hell knows.

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Added a comment about slideshow Cam Zink's Daily Rampage Update 10/16/2015 10:06 PM
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definitely underscored. that was just insane.

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Added a comment about photo HOW BIG? We measure drops and gaps at Rampage 2015 10/15/2015 2:31 PM
C138_howbiga

Or you could use google, you lazy rest-of-the-world pricks. Venue is in US, US sizing. MERICA!!! And what sspomer said. At the end of the day be thankful someone like Vitalmtb went out there and physically measured the features. This is awesome and thank you for taking the time to do this. I've always been curious.

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Added a comment about video Brendan Fairclough Riding at Rampage 10/15/2015 11:03 AM
C138x104

that was awesome seeing him rip the double canyon gap line and that stepdown hip, damn. its unbelievable how smooth and confident he looks.

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Added a comment about video Rampage Dig Teams Reveal Tools of the Trade 10/14/2015 6:25 PM
C138x104

geeze that pipe idea is brilliant. TRAMPAGEEEEE!!!

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Added a comment about video Nico Vink Gambles on a Steep Line at Rampage 2015 10/12/2015 5:11 PM
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He's nervous, but on the surface he looks calm and ready to drop BOMBS

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Added a comment about feature WIN A BIRZMAN TRAVEL TOOL BOX & TINY TANKER APOGEE PUMP - Vital OTB, Red Bull Rampage 10/12/2015 5:09 PM
C50_greenriver4.6.2013

Ah shit, forgot about Tyler McCaul... whoops.

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Added a comment about feature WIN A BIRZMAN TRAVEL TOOL BOX & TINY TANKER APOGEE PUMP - Vital OTB, Red Bull Rampage 10/12/2015 5:09 PM
C50_greenriver4.6.2013

1. Nico Vink
2. Andreau Lacondeguy
3. Graham Agassiz
4. Brandon Semenuk
5. Kyle Strait

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Added a comment about video Rampage Riders Battle Over Limited Land for Lines 10/11/2015 8:49 PM
C138x104

The chances of someone poaching an entire line doing the same thing seems pretty low given there are still going to be a lot of line options. They seem to get creative when there is tight space but yeah the trail building etiquette seems to be intertwined into it. Its a legendary event with huge risk but can make big careers so the tensions can run high among some but I doubt not many would hold a grudge after the fact unless it was a really big dick move.

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Added a comment about video Red Bull Rampage 2002 from Clappin' Yo Dome 10/11/2015 5:19 PM
C138x104

hehe love seeing this. it seems the flake drop always gets people when they launch it a little to the rider's left... gnarly.

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Added a comment about video Rampage Riders Battle Over Limited Land for Lines 10/11/2015 12:55 PM
C138x104

No, this is on private land. You can see Zion in the background in some shots though.

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