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Markus Eder's The Ultimate Run - The Most Insane Ski Run Ever Imagined

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  • Published on Nov 2, 2021 veröffentlicht
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    “Sometimes my mind goes kind of crazy about skiing and I ask myself, what if...?” - Markus Eder
    What if you could link every powder turn, every rail, every cliff drop, every comp run and every kicker nailed into one ultimate run? Well, Markus Eder did just that in ‘The Ultimate Run’!
    This is Markus’ Opus Magnum, a medley of face shots, massive tricks and even bigger drops, which was documented by Innsbruck based production company Legs of Steel over the past two years.
    Markus has been visualizing the ultimate run since 2015. It may look like a simple undertaking in the final edit, but for arguably the most versatile skier on the planet, it meant taking his skill levels in every form and style of contemporary freeskiing to the next level.
    “All aspects of freeskiing have fascinated me since the beginning”, states Markus.
    The Ultimate Run kicks off on the lofty extremities of Zermatt as Markus drops into a sheer expanse of powder, before shredding his way through glacial blocks the size of buses, jumping off ice cliffs and then slips into the belly of the glacier, only to reappear above his home resort of Klausberg. Carving fields of fresh powder he joins a session with his buddies at his local snowpark, before boosting back off into the backcountry for some more face shots. The firecrackers keep on popping as he enters the snow covered architecture of Taufer castle and a mining museum. As the sun sets over the mountains Markus slides out onto the valley floor, six years of dream skiing condensed into ten minutes of pure joy and adrenaline.
    This edit took over 90 days to film, entirely in the Alps in Markus’ home region. “The Ultimate Run is Markus’ dream project,” says Tobi Reindl from Legs of Steel, “and it also became one of the biggest and most thrilling projects we have done so far.”
    With the first snow falling in the Alps, ‘The Ultimate Run’ is a must watch for all winter sports enthusiasts. It will reignite the passion for winter in even the most laid back snow fans for the coming season.
    Click play in the video above and find the answer to the question, “what if?”...
    Find out more about The Ultimate Run: www.redbull.com/ultimaterun
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Comments • 5 721

  • Red Bull Snow

    Ever wondered how it was made?! Go behind the scenes of 'The Ultimate Run':

  • Danny MacAskill

    Unbelievably well done!! The best thing I’ve watched in years!! 🙌

  • einArmadillo

    The entire cave section deserves an Oscar, the single-most awe-inspiring set of shots I've ever seen in any sports video. I mean that entry with the snow??? COME ONNNNN

  • Ethan Silverstein

    He's literally riding the untouched parts of the mountain that everyone looks at and goes, "imagine if someone skied there" 😳

  • Brian
    Brian  +808

    If you saw this in a Bond movie you'd say "Oh now that's TOO far fetched." The fact that it's real! Just amazing!

  • Mikayla Malchione

    INSANE! I found myself saying "Its still going?!" Incredible route layout, music choices, cinematography and of course execution of all the tricks. Beautifully done

  • Kings Empire

    This is the most mind blowing thing I have ever witnessed. This was such a breathtaking experience and mind blowing. This video alone defines what Red Bull stands for, shit was amazing. I’m going to save this video.

  • DJ Poom
    DJ Poom  +1

    Incredible camera work 👏🏻

  • Robert Crawford

    I’m 62. I’ve seen hundreds of ski videos. By far the best I’ve seen. This raises the bar to the top of the mountain. Congratulations.

  • Mai-Thy Ho

    It's 10 mins of mind-blowing. Just as soon as I think I've seen the best move, there is another one. Constantly extremely great.

  • UpBreaker
    UpBreaker  +39

    The most fun, amazing, story telling run I've ever seen. Bravo!

  • Ferdinant Laem

    Markus proofs another time, that he‘s the best freeride/freestyle skier! The glacier segment is one of the coolest lines ever skied - crazy tricks in THAT terrain… just wow🥶🥵

  • lord lem

    My jaw was on the ground for the whole 10 minutes! What an insane run with photography and cinematography that was completely mind-blowing! By far the best ski run I've ever watched! Something I could watch over and over again and not get bored of it! Austria is now on my bucket list! Looking forward to seeing what you guys create next!

  • Trauerfeierlied

    Probably the coolest thing to ever be made ever.

  • Agnes Kappler

    Wow!!! 🤯! This badass run took me back straight to my best moments in life: skiing touring climbing hiking... Now i want to share mountain activities with my kid 😍! Thanks for keeping the joy and mountain's beauty alive! 🤩

  • TerminusAvid

    That was simply epic, thank you Markus for thinking this up and making it happen!

  • Jason Hayford

    That was incredible! So fun to watch. Great production. Can only imagine the hard work put into that. Bravo!!

  • ShadowKnight 2001

    Absolutely amazing. I can’t form any more words for it. This video is great from the run to the camera work. Thank you for showing us your ultimate run!

  • Gabriel Boesch

    I never comment on anything but this video is a absolutely masterpiece

  • Theo Baker
    Theo Baker  +795

    This is incredible!