The Quest to Take the Most Difficult Ski Photo Ever Taken, Salomon Freeski TV - Episode 3

8th of December 2015

Chillfactor | Freeski TV

It was a ridiculous idea from the start. Travel to the edge of the earth to see one of the planet’s rarest events- a total solar eclipse in the Arctic. Faced with the likely reality of bad weather obscuring the sun and having to battle frigid, arctic temperatures and winds, the odds did not favour success. Despite this, the Salomon Freeski TV team and set out on an expedition to realize photographer, Reuben Krabbe’s grand vision to capture a single unique image – one of skiing during a solar eclipse. Persistence, preparation, and a positive attitude was a guarantee of nothing as March 20th, 2015, dawned. The fate of the expedition’s goal would rest entirely in the hands of the weather gods._

Episode 3 of 12, from the ninth season of Salomon's Freeski TV. Over the coming weeks, we will bring you each new episode as it drops.

Back for yet another season of envy-inducing imagery, the series tells the story of the Salomon team as they travel the globe in search of snow...

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