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Team riders Leo Slemett, Sam Anthamatten, and Markus Eder attempt to complete the first ski descent of the eponymous mountain in Svaneti, Georgia.

From steep skiing to freestyle and pillow-lines – the team climb the 4,694m high northern peak of the “Witches Sabbath” to attempt what has never been done before.

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Leo Slemett

French Skier Leo Slemett started competing at the age of six and turned to free skiing at the age of 12. His achievements include placing first in the Nendaz Freeride World Qualifier 3*, finishing first overall in the Freeride World Qualifier, before placing 14th in the Freeride World Tour of 2014-15, among others.

Sam Anthamatten

Swiss Skier Sam Anthamatten learned to ski at a young age before entering the world of mountain climbing. He has ascended the Matterhorn over 40 times and climbed peaks around the world from Yosemite to Patagonia. In 2009 his focus shifted to freeriding, and in 2011 he finished second overall of the Freeride World Tour, and he continues to compete today.

Markus Eder

Italian Skier Markus Eder enjoyed racing from an early age young boy he enjoyed racing before focusing on freestyle skiing. His early success include the first place at Nine Knights in 2010. In 2011, he also discovered his love for freeriding, finished second at Red Bull Linecatcher 2011 as a park rider. Since then Markus has also enjoyed exploring mountains

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