Two of my favorite things are snowboarding and cities.
So the 4K GoPro video below, called Japan Snow – The Search for Perfection, really does it for me.
The video is the journey of two GoPro athletes as they go from Tokyo to Hakuba (a village near Nagano, host of the 1998 Winter Olympics) to the northern island of Hokkaido in search of untracked powder. If you’re a snowboarder or skier, you’ll of course appreciate that journey.
For you urbanists, the city shots are incredible. I also love how they describe Tokyo as a “sophisticated web of innovation and tradition.” I often describe Tokyo in a similar way, but I like their wording better.
Make sure you full screen this video and turn on your sound. It’s about 14 minutes short. Enjoy.