Video: Burton Presents BACKCOUNTRY [SNOWBOARDING]

Burton's 4-part web series, [SNOWBOARDING], kicks off today with the first episode: BACKCOUNTRY.

And, finally, today if The Day: Burton has just released the first episode of their new web series for the 2013 [SNOWBOARDING]: Backcountry. This episode takes you deep into the mountains of British Columbia, the Pacific Northwest, Switzerland, and beyond.

Featuring the riding of Jussi Oksanen, Terje Haakonsen, Jeremy Jones, Nicolas Müller, Mikey Rencz, and Mark Sollors, BACKCOUNTRY highlights heavy riding on massive cheesewedges, natural big mountain lines, hairy cliff drops, and soft landings. If this is an indication of what's to come for the rest of the series, we are all in for a treat.

And that's what one of the most talented and godfathers of backcountry, Jussi Oksanen, has to say about snowboarding in fresh powder:

Backcountry snowboarding is the adventure, a journey of being in the mountains that unexpected environment would do with snow and storms and everything else it creates every year a different features and keeps me want to go back and explore and spend as much time in the mountains as I can.

Action speaks louder than words, so check this first awesome episode out!