Posts By: Danny Grant

Ringing in The Next Generation at the 2015 Winter X Games


At the tail-end of January, the 2015 Winter X Games returned to Aspen, CO for their 13th straight year. In typical X Games fashion, they outdid all previous years with action and entertainment. To give you some highlights, there were both fresh faces on the podium and repeat gold medalists, with the most notable absence on… Read more »

A “Rad” Premiere in Great “Company”


Earlier this month, the Mountain Bike community descended upon the beautiful city of North Vancouver, Canada for the world premiere of Brandon Semenuk’s “Rad Company.” A joint project produced by Red Bull Media House and Freeride Entertainment, had the hype meter pegged at 10! Red Bull pulled all the stops and hosted a great event… Read more »

The Ins and Outs of the 2014 Winter X Games


The 2014 Winter X Games returned to Aspen, CO this past weekend for its 12th year at Buttermilk Mountain, where the festival finished up in a spectacular fashion. Fresh faces found themselves gracing the podium with many of the top athletes either opting out of X Games to keep their bodies healthy for the upcoming… Read more »

8 Minutes of Perfection with The Wallisch Project


The Orchard’s latest ski film release was a lot different than any film prior. The Wallisch Project features freeski superstar Tom Wallisch in his own short film. Typically, Tom would film all year with a production company, watch his work be edited down into a 4 minute segment and integrated into a feature length film along… Read more »

Riding The Line Between Marketing and Entertainment


The Orchard Sports has opened up a whole new world for Action Sports Filmmakers. You see, the Action Sports genre primarily consists of propaganda pieces that are used to showcase a new snowboard, an athlete, or communicate the culture of a brand. The sponsor dollars that are devoted to these projects could have been allocated to… Read more »