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Angel Collinson Slays Big Lines in Alaska – Full Segment from "Paradise Waits"


JACKSON, Wyo. (Nov. 4, 2015) Today, leading action sports media company and content curator, Teton Gravity Research (TGR), announces the availability of their newest action sports film on DVD, “Paradise Waits”. To celebrate the release, TGR is sharing the entirety of Collinson’s incredible segment.

Angel Collinson, the female skier who was honored this September with the award for the Best Female Freeride Performance at the Intern­ational Freeskiing Film Festival (iF3), linked together a segment that is being called one of the the best female skiing segments ever. Collinson is the first female to have the coveted closing segment in a major ski film. Last year she opened TGR’s film “Almost Ablaze” and took home the Best Female Performance from Powder Magazine. “This year, she closed the film and emphatically put to rest any speculation that last year was a fluke”, said Powder Magazine’s Editor at Large, Matt Hansen. “Her fast aggressive style certainly continues that long-held TGR tradition.”


Collinson capitalizes on the some of the best conditions Alaska has seen in recent history in a largely unexplored mountain range. TGR Director Todd Jones speaks on her performance: “In twenty years of filming skiing I have never seen a female skier charge Alaska the way Angel did this year. It is truly mind blowing.”

“Paradise Waits” follows cold fronts, winter weather, and a cast of world-class athletes as they seek paradise across the globe. A broad range of ski and snowboard disciplines are highlighted, ranging from 50-degree pitches, deep in Alaska, to the snow-buried urban landscapes of Boston, Massachusetts, all captured with remarkably stunning clarity.


Starring: Sage Cattabriga-Alosa / Ian McIntosh / Tim Durtschi / Angel Collinson / Nick McNutt / Dana Flahr / Dane Tudor / Dash Longe / Dylan Hood / Colter Hinchliffe / Todd Ligare / Griffin Post / Johnny Collinson / Mark Carter / Bryan Iguchi / Cam Riley / Clayton Vila / Forrest Shearer / Sammy Carlson

Filmed on Location in: Jackson Hole, Wyo. / Revelstoke Mountain Resort, B.C. / Boston, Mass. / Golden, B.C. / Sharr Mountains and Restelica, Kosovo / Greece / Kiroro, Japan / Black Ops Valdez / Neacola Range, Alaska

Click here for the tour schedule.

About Teton Gravity Research
Since 1996, TGR has worked with the top athletes in their respective disciplines to capture, celebrate, and bring to life the passion and enthusiasm associated with action sports. Known for its media and lifestyle products, TGR has significant production experience on all seven continents, including commercial work, branded entertainment, original television programming, and 35 award-winning feature films. TGR is a proud member of 1% For The Planet, BICEP, Surfrider Foundation, and Protect Our Winters. For more information on TGR, visit

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