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XAVIER DE LA RUE
Xavier de la Rue. A name synonymous with snowsports. We all know him for his big mountain snowboarding movies, but now he’s on a new adventure. Just Xav (and his wife Beanie), a drone and a camper van. This made us wonder…
- How does he discover new areas?
- How does he choose the right line to ski that day?
- Just what is the DIY project?
Find out why Xavier said “FATMAP is nuts…” and where he plans on snowboarding this season. From hanging out with Aurelien Ducroz in Chamonix to planning adventures with his little brother in Russia. We caught up with him on all this at his home in Verbier.
For all the show notes, links and questions, see the SHOW NOTES section below the video
02:00 – Why Xav became a big mountain snowboarder
04:00 – Degrees North – his last project
04:45 – The DIY project, Aurelien Ducroz and Hexo+
07:22 – What are you up to now? Where’s the best snow…
09:30 – What makes the perfect line
11:15 – The ‘Attack Plan’
13:30 – Xav’s advice for finding the best lines
18:00 – What tools do you use to scope out lines?
19:30 – How Xav is using FATMAP
23:10 – Where do you see the FATMAP going in the future?
26:00 – Xav and Vic plan for Russia
27:10 – Lyngen, Norway
28:00 – What’s in-store for the next few months?
- Xavier de la Rue – DIY Project
- Aurelien Ducroz – Cham Lines
- Drones – Hexo +
- The North Face – Degrees North
- Lyngen Skiing
- Time Line Missions
How to follow Xavier…
Website: Timeline Missions
Facebook: Xavier de la Rue