We both know Travis from back in the day, same generation of snowboarding. I remember him always being a trail blazer and artist of his craft, standing out with powerful and expressive style. After podcasting with Lyndsy Dyer at her home in Jackson Hole we got a chance to drive over to Travis’s compound and have an epic chat. He had just arrived back in town after a trip to Utah...
Travis Rice is a big-mountain freeride legend with an unrivalled track record for making genre-defining, trailblazing snowboarding films.
Raised as a skier by his father, a member of Jackson Hole Ski Patrol.
Rated one of the 20 most influential snowboarders of the last 20 years by Snowboarder magazine
He has been featured in more than twenty snowboarding films.
Rice has filmed outstanding video parts year after year, producing jaw-dropping shots like his switch 540 over Chad's Gap in Utah, a 120 foot backcountry gap jump. On top of that, he has won several US Opens, an X-Games gold, and an Icer Air gold, where he landed the first double rodeo 1080 in competition.
In 2008, Rice co-produced (with filmmaker Curt Morgan) and starred in the snowboarding film That’s It That’s All. which included the first ever double cork 1260, heavily influenced his sweep at the Transworld Magazine Rider’s Poll. He won Rider of the Year, Video Part of the Year, Standout of the Year, and Readers’ Choice award.
In 2011, Rice released The Art of Flight, a film made in collaboration with the same team behind 'That's It, That's All, including John Jackson, Mark Landvik, Nicolas Müller and Jeremy Jones,Scotty Lago,Mark McMorris. The success of the Art of Flight enabled Rice to once again win the TransWorld and Snowboarder Magazine Rider of the Year awards for 2012 .
In 2012, Rice coordinated with Red Bull to create Supernatural, a backcountry freestyle competition held at Baldface Lodge in British Columbia, Canada.
In 2016 Rice released his new film, The Fourth Phase.
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