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“The Internet is flooded with user-generated POV video—everything from pro athletes showing what their day looks like to shaky footage of beginner skiers snowplowing their way to YouTube glory. In a move to separate itself from other POV camera manufacturers, V.I.O. recently announced its first team of athletes and filmmakers, who use the company’s POV.HD video system to produce high-quality footage. The athlete list includes big mountain heavy hitters like skier Sage Cattabriga-Alosa and snowboarder Xavier de Le Rue.”

“Another new team member is Matt Hobbs, a filmmaker with Vital Films in Aspen, Colorado. Vital started by making ski films but has quickly expanded to a full-blown production company that works with MTV, NBC Universal, and ESPN. Their 2011 ski film, “If You Want To Fly,” will be available to download for free this month at (Check out his take on the construction of a chairlift at Snowmass below.) Mountain caught up with Hobbs to to find out how he’s using V.I.O. products to separate himself as a filmmaker, and why he thinks it’s important to use POV footage.”

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