Soulryders India Press Release

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Soulryders Productions Takes “A Step Closer to Heaven”
Latest documentary gets ready to glimpse unknown heights during their descent of the Himalayas.

February 6th, 2013
(Seattle, WA) — Soulryders Productions ( is kicking off 2013 by throwing itself a little party.  And what’s a party without a few gifts?  Tucked discreetly in a range of the Himalayan Mountains near Kashmir, India, Gulmarg is a powder present ready to be ripped open.  Don’t worry, there’s an invitation with your name on it. Get ready to follow the journey to Kashmir through the lens of Soulryders.

From the blower snow of Utah to the Himalayan mountains of Kashmir this team will bravely explore and document all the discoveries from freeride lines to mountain culture and local customs. The mountains there contain natural wonders in big lines, great tree skiing, endless pillow zones and of course boasting the title of best powder in the Himalayas.

In addition, the Soulryders crew will be exploring the richness of Indian culture, determined to document the various changes in perception along their discovery these young explorers will no doubt find curiosity at every turn.  The first of a 5 episode series, the Gulmarg expedition ( will be focused on introducing the athletes’ character and skiing style as they adapt to the unfamiliar surroundings.

Standing ready to document every moment of this freestyling, free-wheeling affair is the creative team consisting of Will Wissman (, Jeffery Lowe and Rhys Logan, along with athletes Mark Koggelman, Thayne Rich, Kalen Thorien, Vanessa Adland and Tony Rossi.  These Soulryders, in tandem with The Adventure Project (, will attempt to capture an honest, vulnerable personal response as it is confronted by the beauty and natural wonder found in the journey to Kashmir.

The Soulryders  journey to Kashmir will conclude February 29th 2013. You can follow the team’s journey and share their first sights via Instagram ( and Facebook ( Soulryders is a production company, curating lifestyle and adventures of mountain sports. Whether it be by road, air or foot, we work to capture what few actually do…the story of the sport. We’re explorers and storytellers, driven by the passions of our team and brands.