We talk to Garrett Altmann, a three-time competitor on the Freeride World Tour, as well as a Blister reviewer—one of our original reviewers, in fact.
We talk to Garrett about his background: growing up racing and mogul skiing, his time on the US ski team, filming with Warren Miller movies, and more.
Garrett is leaving in just a couple days to head to Europe for the start of the Freeride World Tour, so we talk to him about the FWT: about some of the venues, Garrett’s mindset heading into the tour; and his strategy this season—how he thinks about ‘Risk vs. Reward’ — that constant inner struggle of whether to pick a conservative line, play it safe, and just stay on your feet, Vs. saying, “Screw It,” and just Going Big.
We also talk about some rule changes that we’d like to see the FWT adopt, and why these FWT comps are even harder, scarier, and more demanding than they look.
Comp Photos of Garrett
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