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(Teton Village, Wyo.) – Leading multimedia action sports brand Teton Gravity Research (TGR) continues to direct and produce cutting edge action sports content that communicates with a broad audience. This Sunday, December 11, 2011 at 2:00 p.m. EST, TGR will be featured on NBC’s World of Adventure Sports, the Emmy award-winning television show that captures the world’s greatest events and behind-the-scenes stories that reveal the passion of those who play on the edge.
The segment documents TGR’s annual trip to Alaska during the filming of their 2011 ski film, One For The Road. Despite it being the worst snow year in 40 years, Ian McIntosh, Sage Cattabriga-Alosa and Daron Rahlves get the opportunity of a lifetime to ski a handful of first descents near Juneau, Alaska. McIntosh skis at his highest level to date, having a weeklong adrenaline-filled helicopter skiing session with the boys until his season ends with a broken femur. The TGR crew is put to the test as they rescue their friend in the nick of time.
Building upon success with feature films and network and cable television programs, TGR also consults daily with brand marketers seeking new and innovative ways to effectively reach their target market, directing and producing national commercial spots for a wide range of brands.
“TGR captures, celebrates, and brings to life the passion and enthusiasm associated with action sports,” says Steve Jones, TGR Co-Founder and Executive Producer. “We work with the top athletes in their respective disciplines, and our partners look to us to help them be relevant and authentically communicate with consumers.”
TGR’s elite production team is made up of some of the most progressive filmmakers in the world, working in natural, untamed environments with multiple camera systems including RED, Phantom, Cineflex, 35mm film, 3D, HDSLR, POV and more. Clients include Apple, Billabong, Ford, HP, Jeep, Nissan, Red Bull, The North Face, and Under Armour. For more information regarding TGR’s commercial production capabilities, please visit tetongravity.com/tgrstudios.
About Teton Gravity Research
One of the fastest growing brands in the action sports industry, TGR has produced 28 award-winning feature-length films, numerous television series for Showtime, NBC, Fox Sports, and Fuel TV, and is known for its cutting edge media and lifestyle clothing line. TGR is a proud member of 1% For The Planet and strongly believes in protecting the environment in which the team works and plays. For more information on TGR visit tetongravity.com, one of the leading online destinations and communities in the action sports industry.