Ian McIntosh

Freeride

Ian McIntosh has built up a reputation over the last few years as a bit of a charger.

His ability on skis doesn’t really come as much of a surprise when you look at his background. Ian’s entire family are ski mad, and growing up in the Kootenays in British Columbia, Ian had no shortage of ski days. Even today his 82-year-old grandfather is still teaching! Immersed in the race scene from an early age, it is easy to see where he got both his love for speed and his technical ability.
However Ian always found himself drawn to the powder and really broke into the scene after heading to New Zealand to do a winter season. Here he entered the World Heli Challenge and met a fellow Canadian, Pierre Yves LeBlanc who persuaded him to try a season in Whistler. Ian did exactly that and tried his hand at Big Mountain competitions, culminating in a second place at the Verbier Xtreme 2004. This opened up the chance to film with industry leaders TGR in 2005, and Ian scored the opening segment in ”Anomaly” at first go. Ever since he has been a regular in TGR’s groundbreaking movies. In the Summer, Ian McIntosh can be found mountain biking near Pemberton, B.C.

Facts

Date of birth
01.10.1981
Nationality
Canada
Home mountain
Whistler Canada
Motto
Doubt kills more dreams than failure ever will.
Disciplines
Big Mountain
Hobbies
Mtn Bike, Skydive/BASE Jump, Climb, Surf
Top results

12 years pro 

Top 3 on the world tour 2004/05 

Starred in over 16 major ski films, from TGR to Warren Miller, Sherpa Cinema and more. PVA 2 X Best line winner, PVA Breakthrough preformer. 

Rider's Videos

Interview

1. Favorite Dalbello Boot
Lupo Carbon TI
2. What do you use this boot for?
Everything
3. Why do you like this boot?
It's the first touring boot I've had that truly prefroms like a race boot
4. Why do you like being a part of the Dalbello team?
The best boots and a drive to always make them even better.
5. How long have you been riding for Dalbello?
2 years

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