Posted Dec. 6, 2013
Markus Keller has always been a busy man, juggling contest podiums and filming missions the majority of his career. But last season he finally took the time to focus on a singular project, the Red Bull Media House-backed film "CHAMäLEON". Markus stepped away from the grueling contest circuit to travel the world scoping out different kinds of terrain and adapting his well-rounded riding style to each, hence the name "CHAMäLEON". Along with Markus are hand-picked riders for each locale, from ...
Posted Oct. 26, 2013
Although almost the entire Vans Snow team was in NYC this week for the 20th Anniversary Party, we’re not the only ones doing it big… Markus Keller and the CHAMäLEON crew are taking Europe by storm with a tour for the new film. Check out the Vans Snow tumblr for some pics from Vernon Deck at the premieres in Zurich and Amsterdam.
Posted Oct. 8, 2013
brightcove.createExperiences(); With less than two weeks to go for the online premiere to drop, here's another taste of CHAMäLEON. Having glimpsed briefly into the genius of Markus Keller's riding in the first trailer, here are some more choice shots of the Swiss maestro himself from CHAMäLEON. Make sure you tune in on Friday, October 18th for the exclusive online premiere of the film on redbull.com/snowboarding and redbull.tv, starting from 9PM CET. Available for 24 ...
Posted Sept. 23, 2013
The long wait is over. Markus Keller's new movie is dropping very soon and here is the first taste. He has won International events and been crowned World Champion. He has appeared on the cover of every major snowboarding publication and he may have had more covers than any other rider. He has had film parts in some of the most respected films in the last decade. His feeling for transitions is legendary as is the style he brings ...
Posted Aug. 29, 2013
At the tail end of last season, Onboard, Kitzsteinhorn, Monster Energy and Blue Tomato teamed up to create the second Send Off Session. In late April a caravan of pros, photogs, filmers, sponsors, and, of course, the Onboard crew set out for the freestyle-loving glacier resort for a week of shredding, shooting, and chillaxation. This is the official video recap of the week, featuring the mother of all hip features as well as the riding of Markku Koski, Jamie Nicholls ...
Posted Aug. 19, 2013
Vernon Deck, Markus Keller, Arthur Longo and the #CHAMÄLEON crew are still in New Zealand flying in helicopters and waiting out the bad weather days. Luckily it gives Vernon plenty of time for landscape shots of the incredible scenery. This is some Lord of the Rings type isht... Check out Vernon's Photo Blog for more shots from the trip. Photo by Vernon Deck.
Posted Aug. 7, 2013
Markus Keller and the CHAMäLEON crew are still at it, squeezing in one more trip to New Zealand to find winter before the final stages of editing on the new movie. Markus and photographer Vernon Deck just arrived in NZ after a long trip from Zurich, and Vernon threw some photos from the journey up on his blog. Check out some early shots of Christchurch and check back soon for more updates.
Posted July 31, 2013
Markus Keller is still out there filming for CHAMäLEON, his new project with Red Bull set to drop this winter. Looks like there is still plenty of snow up on the glacier to work with, and Markus doesn't play when it time to hit some jumps. Check out this sick photo gallery from photographer Vernon Deck on redbull.com, and watch some behind the scenes stuff from the Making of CHAMäLEON on the Red Bull youtube channel.
Posted July 8, 2013
Markus Keller, Zugspitze. Photo:Lorenz Holder Words: Anke Eberhardt Bordering Switzerland, Austria and France -- the three most popular winter-sports countries in Europe -- Germany is often forgotten when it comes to powder and halfpipes. Considering resort sizes and elevations, the statistics do favor its neighbors, but Germany has a long tradition in snowboarding and a respectable scene that should not be underestimated. - via ESPN Read the full story of Snowboarding in Bavaria at XGames.com...
Posted July 3, 2013
For the second time on this feature, Danny Burrows checks out another Markus Keller banger. Photography is the most accessible and intelligible language of snowboarding, understood not only by those who ride but also those who don’t but should. It’s not only a catalyst for progression but also a record of how snowboarding has progressed: It can teach and inspire, as well as set benchmarks to which all can aspire, both in photography and riding. This shot of ...