Nik David

Nik is yet another Vermonter in Tahoe. Likes to film, loves to ski.

Articles by Nik David

Panasonic AG HPX170

Gear Review | Snow Filming Setup

As a video guy in the ski industry, I have come to have a particular set of gear that optimizes efficiency yet still allows for getting great footage. Upon getting … Read More

Giant Anthem 29er

Gear Review: Santa Cruz Blur Trail Carbon, Santa Cruz Tallboy and the Giant Anthem X 29er

I recently got to check out some new bikes from Santa Cruz and Giant. Here is my XC racer biased take on what I had a chance to try. Santa … Read More

Unofficial now on Yelp

Unofficial Networks now on YELP

Many of us have heard of and use Yelp on a regular basis. For those of you not familiar with Yelp, it is a very useful and handy resource that … Read More

Stowe-Quad

Stowe is getting a face lift | Quad to be Replaced

Built in 1986, the quad was once a top of the line and state of the art lift, but in recent years the iconic quad at Stowe Mountain Resort has … Read More

Team USA Partying

How Skiers Play Golf | High Fives Annual Golf Tournament

The Golf Club at Gray’s Crossing in Truckee CA was generous enough to let High Fives Foundation host it’s first annual golf tournament. Fortunately, the sun came out and melted … Read More

Roy Tuscany

Five Year Redemption | Roy Tuscany

Five years to the day of Roy Tuscany’s back injury, he returns to Mammoth Mountain CA to get his redemption. Since his injury, Roy has relearned how to walk and … Read More

Dual Snowboars

Dual Snowboards : Good or Bad Idea?

Snowlerblades for snowboarders, snowlerboards? This is a new idea coming out of the snow sports industry and we want to know what everyone thinks, especially snowboarders. The claim is that … Read More

Landon crushing it at Squaw Valley USA

Skiing With Landon McGauley pt. 3

This is the third part of Landon’s recent trip to Tahoe and it highlights his successes so far. He is trying to make it to the next Paralymipc Games in … Read More

Steve Wallace skis the Palisades

3 Year Redemtion | Steve Wallace

Three years to the day of his accident, High Fives Foundation Athlete Steve Wallace Skis the Palisades at Squaw and gets a tour of the FAA weather tunnel that runs … Read More

Andi Wittman

Framed | A sick video from Felix Urbauer and Giant Bikes

I stumbled upon this video and thought, wow, I have to show people this. Biker Andi Wittmann and filmmaker Felix Urbauer teamed up to make this amazing edit. If you … Read More

Bill Bowness

Skiing With Landon McGauley pt. 2

This is part two of Landon’s recent visit to Tahoe. Another great edit by GP Martin. For those of you not familiar with Landon, he is a High Fives Foundation … Read More

Rockwood Getting Rad.

Spring Kicker

Before Winter returned to Tahoe, John Rockwood, Mat Jackson and I had some fun in the sun. Building and hitting big kickers is always a great time, especially with a … Read More

Grant Korgan Gets Redemtion

High Fiver Grant Korgan Redeemed

Exactly one year to the day since Grant’s life-altering injury,  is back on a snowmobile and just crushing it. With High Five Foundation and his closest friends and family by … Read More