VIDEO: “Stoke the Fire” Athlete Edit: Tim Durtschi

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This year, Sierra Nevada and Atomic athlete Tim Durtschi just kept on doing his thing—high energy powder skiing, stomping big cliffs, and tossing in the ol’ aerial maneuver here and there. Lucky for him, he got to join the crew in two of the best places in the world to do those exact things: Jackson Hole and Cooke City, Montana.

TGR’s Stoke the Fire explores our athletes’ evolution within skiing and the pure joy that manifests from that process. The stoke means different things to different people based on where they are in their evolution.

For some, it is about committing to a new world, a lifestyle, and the friendships that blossom from that commitment. The choice to enter this world is a spark, and with every new experience, the fire grows. With more knowledge comes more exploration, both physically and geographically, which helps understand what those raw experiences connected with nature do for the soul. With more experience, an examination of our shared history becomes important, and ultimately some of us might want to test our limits at the upper echelon of what is possible by drawing upon the sum of our knowledge and experiences.

While the answers we find are different for everyone, the pursuit of this evolution is something sacred, the pursuit is what stokes the fire.

The worldwide tour for Stoke the Fire launches in September. Find tour stops here:

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