The Video Round Up: December 19th 2015
The Video Round Up is a new series highlighting videos and multimedia content that caught our eyes. Getting stoked on travel, good food, and extreme sports is best when shared with friends, so we’ll be posting a bi-weekly series on our favorite videos we find from every corner of the web. Have a tip or some awesome footage? Shoot an email to firstname.lastname@example.org
Giving the gift of a bottle of good scotch or tequila will never go out of style. If you’ve left it to the very last minute, the pros at Distiller’s List put together a handy guide with picks for everyone in the family. In case you were wondering, we’d love to find that Don Julio 1942 under the tree this year.
Star Wars mania has a firm grip across the country this weekend. We’ll keep things spoiler free if you haven’t seen it yet. If you need a little extra dose of things from a galaxy far far away, Jimmy Fallon put together a star studded a capella arrangement of the original music. Enjoy.
The Alps are steeped in ski heritage. Verbier, Switzerland, a tiny ski town in the heart of the range, represents the best of those European roots, but also plays host to some of the best extreme skiing in the world. As a stop on the Freeride World Tour, Verbier is the competition that every skier wants to win. This first part of Giro’s Engrained follows their athletes as they prepare for steep free ride competition. We can’t wait to see the rest of the series.
This is some of the best mountain biking film we’ve ever seen. Scott Sports recently launched their Genius LT with the new “Plus Size” tires (typically 3 inches wide rather than the standard 2.3). French riders Pierre Charles Georges and Amaury Pierron know how to use these more grippy tires to great effect while they charge down pristine, loamy trails.