Akifumi Hiraoka Powder Edit: A Timeless Japanese Legend

The crew at Heart Films put together this powder edit from Japanese backcountry pioneer Akifumi Hiraoka. Nice edits and a unique soundtrack set it apart from the glut of five-minute-fix clips bouncing around the Internet. Definitely worth a watch.As the Heart crew says:

“Akifumi Hiraoka who played an active role in the Air & Style, the TOYOTA BIG AIR and more big competitions, is one of the pioneers of showing the Canadian Backcountry to the Japanese people.
Aki always pushes himself, doesn’t care about age and having fun before everything else is his style which makes people who surround him laugh and be positive.

The music behind Aki’s part was made by Yosuke Onuma who is one of the great Jazz guitarists of the world, also Aki’s friend.
Yosuke made the song after watching Aki’s riding and images.
Please check it out.”

AKI’s Special Part from HEART FILMS on Vimeo.


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