THE THUNDERSTRUCK VIDEO COLLECTION
From death-defying chute climbs to extra-technical tree riding, Thunderstruck 11 takes you on an all new journey into a world where freedom and adrenaline take over and madness ensues! Chest-deep blower powder, insane climbing and an amazing foray into crazy tree-antics, this film will introduce you to a whole new level of specialized riding from what we can do all the way to what NOT to do on a snowmobile. Watch all the usual suspects take their sleds into the craziest spots on the mountain, all the while maintaining balance and finesse until…. Boom! Crashes happen! Starring Randy Swenson, Julio Eiguren, Linden Ladouceur, Trennis Baer, Tina Thomas, Riley Jensen, Mark Mesenbrink and MANY more! A Jim Phelan Film. Available on DVD and Blu-Ray!
THUNDERSTRUCK 10 Teaser : 2011
Ten major films into their careers and Team Thunderstruck is still turning the snowmobiling industry upside down! From massive jumps to insane powder to crazy first ascents, Thunderstruck 10 truly adds a glimmer of extreme to the sledding masses! While other film companies were wallowing in the clouds and bad weather, Team Thunderstruck searched out the sunshine and the deepest snow and took full advantage of it! Riding from November until June and every sunny day in between, sit back and take a breath as you watch this 10th installment from award-winning producer Jim Phelan. Randy Swenson, Trennis Baer, Julio Eiguren and more shock and surprise you with all new awe-inspiring antics! The time has come… For Thunderstruck 10!
THUNDERSTRUCK 9 Teaser : 2010
Imagine the exhilaration of accomplishing things no one else ever has. Imagine conquering the tallest ascents ever attempted on a snowmobile. Smashing World Records… Climbing first ascent after first ascent… Imagine climbing almost 1 mile VERTICALLY on a sled in just over 2 minutes!! The Thunderstruck 9 riding season will surely go down in history for many reasons! We truly had the deepest powder we’ve ever filmed in. We conquered over 30 never-seen-before climbs! We smashed the standing records (unofficial) for the tallest climbs ever by a snowmobile. We traveled all over the Rocky Mountains following the sun and good snow. And now Team Thunderstruck presents it to you in Thunderstruck 9. Far and gone the most intense riding season ever put to DVD and Blu-Ray. Award winning filmmaker Jim Phelan presents TS9!
THUNDERSTRUCK 8 Teaser : 2009
Award winning film series THUNDERSTRUCK returns with TS8, their most ambitious film ever! Blending the perfect amounts of chest deep January powder with the craziest and most extreme multiple-sled hillclimbs ever filmed, TS8 will make both heart and mind race into snow-filled oblivion! From award winning Filmmaker Jim Phelan comes spectacular winter performances from Randy Swenson, Brad Story, Trennis Baer, Shawn Hastings and all the insane Thunderstruck riders! Filmed and edited 100% in Hi-Def throughout the amazing Rocky Mountains!
THE BEST OF THUNDERSTRUCK Teaser : 2009
The first 10 years of Thunderstruck Films has taken a large group of crazy friends and put their snowmobiling antics in front of millions of people the world over. From Trennis Baer’s avalanche burial in TS1 to Lyle Sinden’s cliff fall in TS5 to Dan Davidoff’s Ladybird ascent in TS6, this collection of the best moments we’ve put on film congeals into, bar none, the best sledding movie you will ever see. Picture the best of Brad Story, Dan Davidoff, Trennis Baer, Randy Swenson, Shawn Hastings and all the Thunderstruck riders in one collection! In a fun and fast-paced format, TSBO also highlights a countdown of the top 15 crashes! And hear the natural sounds of the sleds backed by the music you love from our first 10 films. This movie will shake you to your sledding core as you yearn to live out your own powder-filled fantasies!
THUNDERSTRUCK 7 Teaser : 2008
With the careful comes the crashes. With the easy comes the insane. With the laid-back trails comes the steep and deep backcount With the careful comes the crashes. With the easy comes the insane. With the laid-back trails comes the steep and deep backcountry. And with the most extraordinary snow season ever comes THUNDERSTRUCK 7. Known world-over for their chute-bashing antics, Team Thunderstruck conquers the Rocky Mountains with a proclivity toward insanity. Watch Randy Swenson, Brad Story, Dan Davidoff, Trennis Baer and many more take their horsepower, skill, and courage to the limits of snowmobiling. Watch Randy Swenson’s awe-inspiring 2500 foot-of-vertical “Super Chute”, Brad Story’s amazing crack at the “Eye of the Needle” and Wes Little and Lyle Sinden’s adrenaline-driven carnage-fest that leaves both sleds in a pile at the bottom of the hill. From shoulder-deep powder to the thrilling chute-climbing the riders are known for, Thunderstruck 7 will have you screaming to ride!
THUNDERSTRUCK 6 Teaser : 2007
For over a decade Team Thunderstruck has searched the mountains for the steepest, nastiest, most astonishing riding areas. And now glory has been found… With over 20 death-defying first ascents Thunderstruck 6 makes sure NOTHING is the same in the world of freestyle hill climbing. From The Krazy Canadian’s 2000 foot Ladybird first ascent to Randy Swenson’s amazing Couloir Overhang first ascent, the riders of Thunderstruck prove that there really is nothing that cannot be climbed! Awe-inspiring helicopter footage day after day in the Canadian Rockies take Thunderstruck 6 to the realms of the top of the world… And to the top of the most phenomenal climbs ever on film! Get ready to hold on! From stockers to 400+ hp turbos, you will see them all in unbelievable and mesmerizing riding areas as we put our sleds and bodies through the tightest, steepest, rock-lined chutes in North America! Every Thunderstruck 6 DVD has a FREE Thunderstruck Films Soundtrack Audio CD included!
THUNDERSTRUCK 5.5 : VAPOR Teaser: 2007
Taking Thunderstruck 5’s amazing filming season to new levels, THUNDERSTRUCK 5.5: VAPOR rails pure powder and huge mountains into your lifestyle and your living room with unmatched adrenaline. With all new full-spool footage and some great behind the scenes looks into our life as Thunderstruck riders, this film is sure to amaze! With all NEW heart-stopping action from THE CRAZY CANADIAN, DOC SHAWN NESBO, BRAD STORY and all the TS riders you will clench your teeth in awe and wonderment as you join our TS5 season for more thrills and spills. Also includes the 2006 Polar Bear Water Cross Event with Shane Hedden’s World-Record Breaking Water Jump!!
THUNDERSTRUCK 5 Teaser: 2006
Epic cinematography, insane action, terrifying crashes and award-winning riders inject pure heart-stopping adrenaline into a film series continually hailed as “action-packed footage of some of the best mountain riding you’ve ever witnessed!”
THUNDERSTRUCK 4 Teaser : JULY, 2005
When certain celestial elements align in our massive universe, magical things happen here on earth. Thunderstruck 4 represents the return of Team Thunderstruck to their amazing winter home in the backcountry. Witness teeth-clenched intensity as the Team dives into the depths of the nastiest winter in years. Amazing powder, gnarly chute pulls, throttle down big air, and huge horsepower sleds take you to the edge of your seat and then drop you into oblivion. Includes Wes Little’s “Halfway” climb, Mark and Wayne’s epic side-by-side-criss-cross thrashing of Redemption Chute, an amazing 5 sled-3 chute Fireworks Climb that ends in chaos and carnage, and Disco and TurboDan mesmerizing us all with their death-defying over-the-cliff-crashes. Amazing avalanches, beautiful women, an awesome soundtrack and even a fun-filled look at Team Thunderstruck 10 years ago!
THUNDERSTRUCK 4 Teaser : MAY 23, 2005
This is the first of several TS4 teasers we produced, this one was done by Jeff Aiello of Team Summit. These were the movies where we were meeting the newer members of Thunderstruck, Swenson, Story, Davidoff, etc and getting to know them well on the snow. Here is the description from the Thunderstruck website: Thunderstruck 4 © 2005 When certain celestial elements align in our massive universe, magical things happen here on earth. Thunderstruck 4 represents the return of Team Thunderstruck to their amazing winter home in the backcountry. Witness teeth-clenched intensity as the Team dives into the depths of the nastiest winter in years. Amazing powder, gnarly chute pulls, throttle down big air, and huge horsepower sleds take you to the edge of your seat and then drop you into oblivion. Includes Wes Little’s “Halfway” climb, Mark and Wayne’s epic side-by-side-criss-cross thrashing of Redemption Chute, an amazing 5 sled-3 chute Fireworks Climb that ends in chaos and carnage, and Disco and TurboDan mesmerizing us all with their death-defying over-the-cliff-crashes. Amazing avalanches, beautiful women, an awesome soundtrack and even a fun-filled look at Team Thunderstruck 10 years ago!
THUNDERSTRUCK 3.5 : REDEMPTION Teaser COMING SOON :
An INSANE new backcountry hillclimbing film from the sickest chute climbers in the world! Amazing powder and tremendous rock-lined chutes melt away before your eyes under the neck-snapping horsepower of the amazing Team Thunderstruck mod sleds! From 300 horsepower custom turbos to trash-talking stockers, this throttle-to-the-bar film needs only your eyes and ears to tempt you into a snow-covered oblivion! Witness the awe-inspiring Redemption climb, The Utah Turbo Hounds going CRAZY again, the epic helicopter cam and the motocross antics of some of the best in the business! Also, NEVER before seen footage of the aftermath of the miraculous Meadow Mountain avalanche. And as usual, the Women of Thunderstruck and some spine-tingling crashes from Jackson Hole!
THUNDERSTRUCK 3 Teaser COMING SOON : 2004
Narrow chute first ascents, monster cliff drops, epic powder, and 200+ horsepower sleds abound in this amazing new backcountry sled film! Featuring the most diverse riding crew ever assembled, TS3 will ask even the seasoned backcountry rider to sit up and take note. Where sled and rider never thought of going, the TS3 crew rockets into those neverlands in an action packed set hailed as “the best mountain riding ever witnessed!” Includes epic helicopter footage, Shawn Hasting’s Devil’s Hole first ascent, Dan Bush’s “Snatch” first ascent, Dan Gardiner’s 160 foot cliff drop, Shane Hedden’s 70mph ramp collapse, and the Utah Turbo Hound’s awesome “Fireworks” chute climb from an epic sunny day in March! Another epic first for a sledding film: the WOMEN of Team Thunderstruck! A Jim Phelan Film. Running time is 68 minutes.
THUNDERSTRUCK 2 Teaser : 2003
One of several THUNDERSTRUCK 2 teasers which were produced by Jim Phelan. This one was labeled in late June, 2003! Here is the copy from the DVD page: Setting the mountain freeriding industry on fire with the original THUNDERSTRUCK film, Team Thunderstruck and friends raise the bar to amazing levels with this awesome new backcountry set! Featuring many first ascents up the craziest chutes in North America, THUNDERSTRUCK 2 takes you on a steep and deep journey into the world of extreme snowmobiling. Includes Wes Little’s first ascent conquering the dreaded Threadmaker Chute, Alex Theriault’s amazing 140 foot face-plant, Dan Gardiner dropping several 90+ footers, and Josh, Shawn, Dan, Trennis, Wes and Doug turning the steepest chutes in the world into child’s play. You won’t believe your eyes! A Jim Phelan film.