40 Tribes and Big Powdery Spines: Watch ‘Connections: Kyrgystan’

Snowboarder Rafael Pease is known for his highly ambitions ideas and adventures into the deep unknown. This time it was a trip deep into the mountains and culture of Krygystan filming for his Connections Film project. Welcome to the land of the “40 Tribes” and some really big, powdery spines.

In our November 2017 issue, photographer Jesse Levine wrote about his time in Kyrgystan as part of Pease’s crew. From three day hikes to snowline to eagle hunting and headless goat polo. It sounded and looked like there were certainly some connections made in the land of the “People of the Mountains.”



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