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A Sojourn in Morzine With Finn Iles - Video

Jul 5, 2016
by Kuba Gzela  
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Finn Iles decided to spend the break between World Cups in Morzine, France. He goes there for a couple of weeks every year and really enjoys riding downhill and enduro and the trails and tracks in Portes du Soleil.

A few days after Crankworx Festival Finn and Kuba decided to go to Morzine and film the new short video. The first day of shooting was really hard due to bad weather. The pissing rain and cold didn't stop them filming the first part of the film on Le Pleney side.

photo Robert Jarosz

photo Robert Jarosz
Finn Iles / photo: Robert Jarosz.

Day two was completely different as the weather changed 180 degrees. It was the bluebird sky and over 20 degrees of celcius. They decided to go to SuperMorzine and spent the whole day there.

bigquotesI think Morzine is definitely one of the best places to go between the races, it's a really good place to ride, because there are so many options to choose from, so many different track variations so you never get bored of what you're doing. - Finn Iles

photo Robert Jarosz

photo Robert Jarosz
Finn Iles and Kuba Gzela / photo: Robert Jarosz

bigquotesFilming with Finn was a really good experience for me. He's a leader of World Cup in Junior category and it was a big pleasure to met him again and spent with him a couple of days in such a good place as Les Gets and Morzine. - Kuba Gzela

Filmed and edited by: Kuba Gzela

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  • 57 0
 Awesome for Canada to have a top level junior. Finn has a old school free spirit that I hope dominates the sport one day. With peaty leaving we need an alternative spirited champ to counter act the UCI's straight edge authority.
  • 18 0
 After following the #LetFinnIn campaign, I've been a huge fan.
  • 3 2
 is Jack Iles not as good as Finn?
  • 15 0
 this dude is so far ahead of the curve on so many levels it ain't even funny. we need more canadian athletes like this ripper................in all sports.
  • 8 1
 I dare say that has a lot to do with the fact he grew up in whistler?
  • 7 0
 @doe222: Lotta kids grew up in Whistler, don't see them out there much.
  • 6 2
 In order for him to continue developing, we need to give him constructive criticism. Ok, here goes. . . . . . . . . . . . yellow sucks. . . that's all I got
  • 13 0
 Stylz fo' miles Mr. Iles!
  • 7 0
 I lent him my multitool in the bike park last year--not a euphemism. Didn't recognize him until much later. Now I'm a total fangirl. He's adorbs.
  • 5 0
 what are trail builders...this is how we build trails here in Pasadena
  • 3 0
 finn is a super cool guy and it shows in his flowing lines on his bike and no the chainsaw would be proud of what he's doing canadas next top man in mtb Smile
  • 3 0
 Regarding Finn it's all been said above, but for gzela.eu - good for U... Smile cieszy ogladac ze sie da jak sie chce. Powodzenia.
  • 3 0
 Maybe once he starts making a scene at the elite level they (UCI aka the devil) will be convinced to bring a world cup to Whistler?
  • 4 3
 Enter Protour Spesh hate crazy rant in 5...4...3...... Wheelbase looks stable to me. Maybe I should sketch a schematic on a napkin real quick. Just sayin'. Holy crap Fin shreds!
  • 7 0
 Dudeeee, didn't you see how unstable the suspension of this bike is, his rear end was swinging in all directions as soon as he left the ground, he could have died because of that... oh wait...
I tried ^^ And yeah. his style is insane!
  • 5 1
 I hate this kid /jk
  • 2 0
 Glad the bike thing is working out for Finn. Miss seeing him in the gates though. The kid is an amazing athlete.
  • 2 0
 He's a top guy

  • 2 0
 Look forward to seeing what lies ahead in the future for Finn.
  • 2 0
 So damn cool! Finn is the best
  • 6 4
 im here for protour
  • 3 0
 sooo...you have a man crush? That's ok, no judgement here.
  • 1 0
 Miles of smiles for Isles styles.

  • 1 0
 From a 16 year old...damn i want to be that fast
  • 1 0
 i still dont know what the song is because it wasn't listed in the video
  • 1 0
 Only one word. RRRRRRRRrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrzzzzzzzzzzz!
  • 1 0
 Jeez he can shred
  • 1 0
 FLOW! :-)
  • 1 0
 This guy can WHIP!!! 3
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