The North Face, one of the leading brands in winter action sports, explores the backstories of today's top athletes. Tom Wallisch is one of the world's top slopestyle skiers, Mike Riddle plans on topping the podium during this year's X Games SuperPipe event and Kaitlyn Farrington is part of SuperPipe's new school of woman snowboarders . Check them all out here.
Tom Wallisch, Ski Slopestyle juggernaut and defending 2012 X Games Aspen gold medalist, hits the slopestyle course and gives us his perspective on where this year's lines are. Video
Kaitlyn Farrington spins backside 900s like they're warmup tricks, so Farrington has high hopes for this years X Games and plans on having nothing but fun. Video
Mike Riddle doesn't like to talk about the X Games and doesn't believe in curses or superstitions -- but he does have what it takes to be one of the most stylish pipe skiers on the planet. Video