GoPro: Japan Snow – The Search for Perfection in 4K

Explore Japan with GoPro athletes John Jackson and Chris Benchetler as they seek to find a moment of perfection in the snow. Follow the journey from the bustling city of Tokyo, to the rural beauty in Hakuba, and finally to the wintery north island of Hokkaido as they find endless fields of untracked powder.

Thank you to all of our friends who made this trip happen:
Hakuba Valley –
Lakehouse at Toyako –
Black Diamond Lodge –
Black Diamond Tours –
Niseko Tourism –

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Music in order:

Poordream “Acceptance”

Odesza “It’s Only” 

Magic Sword “Infinite”

William Ryan Fritch “Drosy Salted Morning”

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Andrin Hettinger says:

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Pau Palau says:


FaBii says:

What is the song that starts playing at 12:55 ? absolutely love it

Tse Leo says:

i use to say the best moments is the second before the fall, now i realized i was wrong

Snowboard WingsuitHelperDude says:

How tf do you get yourself into a red bull team if that’s even a thing… or just how do you get to do these things? I NEED TO KNOW THIS!

Jostin Martinez says:

que lugar es este 5:10 quisiera que me dijeran, me gustaría conocerlo!!!

Gabe Kalt says:

Does anybody know what brand the yellow coat is, I can’t find one like that anywhere

Bob Highlen says:

this makes me want to watch anime

Leon Orton says:

Look what they are doing in japan while logan paul is filming corpse in suicide forest

Абдель Абдулла. says:

Super ma sha Allah

AurelRide says:

Funny how he skins up the mountain yet in the credits you can see his ski bindings are not for touring… amazing video though its hard to believe most of this footage was shot with gopros
great editing

slavmart says:

You should never flip your canoeing paddle from side to side, but instead maintain paddling to one side of the canoe.

Moldovan Darius says:

This is amazing :O :O

砂糖光一 says:


J450r says:

Wow I didn’t even know it snowed in Japan lmao

HeHoZy says:

Japan – The country of slopes.

Emmanuel Reyes says:

nice movie!

Aurimas Macevičius says:

-kurtinys -carp cat fish

Skull Candy Love says:


Pedro Truffa says:

um dos videos mais lindos que eu ja vi na minha vida

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Dean Petrie says:

what is last song?

L V says:

PLease tell me what sort of flute that is!!

Emmanuel Agbozo says:

This is Art

Aurimas Macevičius says:


Marek Šulák says:

This video is pure perfection!!

Dean Petrie says:

what is song at 1:44?

truckmaniak says:

Music link?

Devin Jones says:

How do you let that dumb skier get first tracks down the cliff

Luis de Ory says:


Knuckles Warrior says:

great anime

tiansu huang says:

Could some one tell me what is the name of that drum part?

Raju says:

Japanese must be proud to see that….specially the Tokyo part.

Ярослав Зайцев says:

Hello! My name is Yaroslav, I like to travel, I’m learning to snowboard and edit the video! Subscribe to my channel, write comments and let’s get acquainted, I will be very pleased! Sochi 2017)))

Jostin Martinez says:

lugares en donde se hizo el vídeo!!!

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Pearp pearp says:

Happy foure legs , 2018 !

Айрат Надыров says:

Ради такого стоит любить зиму

Dru Adiza says:

What snowboard is John using?

Climber dude says:

Truly a one of a kind masterpiece. Loved it.

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