It may seem that the talented turn into greats all on their own, but some of the best athletes in action sports had help and inspiration from those who came before them.
Absinthe Film's co-founder Patrick "Brusti" Armbruster takes an artist's eye to capturing snowboarders on film. We asked him to curate a collection of some of his favorite shots.
Last spring, skiers Griffin Post, Max Hammer, Angel Collinson and snowboarder Mark Carter camped out on Wyoming's Mount Moran for four days to film with TGR
Jackson Hole phenom Cam Fitzpatrick talks "Cloud 9" and what it's like to be tapped to film for Brain Farm by your childhood hero.
Slated for a September 2014 world premiere, "Higher" traces the origins and pinnacle achievements of Jeremy Jones, one of the greatest big mountain snowboarders of our time.
Take a meander through the archives of snowboard history with one of the original, legendary snowboard photographers, Trevor Graves.