Follow skiers Chad Sayers and Forrest Coots through Japan as they explore a world of contrasts. From Tokyo's city lights to Hokkaido's sacred hardwood forests, this episode explores spaces of simultaneous anonymity & intimacy, rigid tradition & an embrace for the future, finding epic powder each step along the way.

Presented by & The GORE-TEX® Brand

Director/Producer: Jordan Manley
Story editor: Chad Manley
Narrator: Chad Sayers

Chad Sayers
Forrest Coots
Chad Manley
Andre Charland

Many, many thanks to:
Andrew Sprag & Clayton Kernaghan @
Max Friedman @ Niseko Tourism


"Shirakava Echo" courtesy of
"August Neige" by Sawako
"Back to the Future Music (Sexy Synthesizer Remix)" By The Aprils
"Okoshi Daiko (Le tambour du reveil)" by Sakura
"Sakura" composed by Hiro Fujikake and performed [and courtesy of] by Okester Mandolina Ljubljana
"Beside Me" by Piana

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