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Pro Snowboarder "Terje Haakonsen" tries POWDER VR-A Heli-Board Game By Rain-Soft

Rain-soft is a gaming studio and the team behind #virtualreality #game John Lazarus – Dead Man’s Origin

Powder VR is thier long anticipated heli-board game which is coming this fall to Steam.

Powder VR is Poised to be the standout winter sports game for VR enthusiasts worldwide, founder Jim Brodbeck felt something was missing- professional insight into skiing and snowboarding.

Enter #terjehaakonsen considered among the #greatest #snowboarders of all time and decorated with a lengthy list of accolades, there’s one honor he’s yet to achieve- headlining a video game.

When he heard indie studio RainSoft games was making this best-in-class snowboarding game, he wasted no time in dropping in at their HQ.

While some endorsements may be bought with wining, dining and a check, Terje’s comes at the cost of making the game true to the sport he helped define. #haakonsen is an athlete who boycotted the Olympics in order to stand by his principles. The RainSoft team couldn’t be more in agreement in its commitment in making it a true gaming and winter sports experience.

Hours were spent consulting on how carving and board physics actually work and how that could be replicated in #VR He discussed at length on how to get the feel of carving just right. Stories were shared about the difficulties of helicoptering in remote terrain and how skiing and snowboarding is experienced by the elites of the sport.

He’s still the world record holder for highest air on a snowboard with 9.8m in The Arctic Challenge in Norway. Famous for ripping lines in the Alaskan and Arctic backcountry, his peers looked on in awe and admiration as he heli-boarded down Alaska’s Peak 7601.

“He overcame all his fears which is the hardest thing for a human being to do. It’s tough man. I can’t do it. Terje can.” - Nick Perata, Pro Snowboarder

Now you can with Powder VR. Terje’s setting his sights on a new frontier. He’ll be captain of your virtual winter sports team and help you on your quest to conquer the biggest mountains across the globe.

Powder VR will be available on Steam with Oculus Rift, Valve Index, WMR and HTC Vive. Other platforms to follow. Wishlist it here today.

Check out the trailer of the game

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