Hail Mary: A Snowboard Short Featuring Ben Ferguson and Friends

Over the last few years many riders have abandoned the traditional film-crew approach to filming, and have chosen to embark on their own projects. The results while often a little less polished, are ultimately significantly more honest, and truer to the individuals involved. We are down.

Welcome, Hail Mary. Self-described as “a last-minute attempt with a small chance of success,” Ben Ferguson and Tyler Orton’s, Hail Mary documents a year of the duo traveling the globe filming everything from X Games runs, to backcountry booters and resort euro carves. And trust us, it is anything but a flop. From Mt. Bachelor to the mountains of Japan and back, Hail Mary captures what it is to spend life on the road, and the many experiences that come with it.

Featuring riding from Ben Ferguson, Gabe Ferguson, Alex Lopez, Jared Elston, Curtis Ciszek, Iikka Backstrom, Manuel Diaz and Rip Zinger.

Additional filming by Justin Hostynek, Benny Bright.

Follow Ben Ferguson on Instagram

Follow Tyler Orton on Instagram

Watch also: mi casa su casa: Ben Ferguson and friends’ private halfpipe session

Continue below for a sampling of photos taken along the way by Tyler Orton:

Hail-Mary-Ben-Ferg-Tyler-Orton_9 Hail-Mary-Ben-Ferg-Tyler-Orton_8 Hail-Mary-Ben-Ferg-Tyler-Orton_3 Hail-Mary-Ben-Ferg-Tyler-Orton_5 Hail-Mary-Ben-Ferg-Tyler-Orton_7 Hail-Mary-Ben-Ferg-Tyler-Orton_6 Hail-Mary-Ben-Ferg-Tyler-Orton_2 Hail-Mary-Ben-Ferg-Tyler-Orton Hail-Mary-Ben-Ferg-Tyler-Orton_1 Hail-Mary-Ben-Ferg-Tyler-Orton_11 Hail-Mary-Ben-Ferg-Tyler-Orton_10


Up Next

November 16, 2017

A Love Like Mine is Hard to Find – Official Trailer

And usually, good snowboarding is hard to find. Not in this trailer.
November 16, 2017

Arbor Snowboards presents: Cosa Nostra – Marie-France Roy full part

Follow Marie-France Roy from the mountains of Vancouver Island to powder fields on Japan's Northern Island.
November 15, 2017

SnoPlanks Presents: Walk the Plank – Official Trailer

Last season was one for the books in the Pacific Northwest. Particularly so for our friends at SnoPlanks in...
November 15, 2017

Ride Snowboards Presents: Off Course

A trip into the high forests of Interior British Columbia with Jake Blauvelt, Shayne Pospisil, and Jake Welch.
November 14, 2017

K2 Snowboarding Presents: Beats Working

This will make you want to go schralp Oregon with your splitboard and find the chowder.