The Final Showdown | Natural Selection Tour Heads To Alaska

It all comes down to this… (Above PC: Tom ‘T Bird’ Monterossa) This is it, folks. After years of planning, months of hype, and two previous stops at Jackson Hole and Baldface, the Natural Selection Tour concludes in the ultimate showdown, at the ultimate venue – Alaska. Watch all the action unfold on Red Bull […]

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Woodward Park City Mixtape | CAPiTA Snowboards

The CAPiTA Crew Mixin’ It Up In Utah As the winter season slowly winds down across the Northern Hemisphere, it means that, unfortunately, most of us are packing away our gear for the next six months, but it also means that it’s prime time for slushy spring laps. We’ve long advocated for slush being elite […]

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Audi Nines 2021 | Recap

All the craziness from Crans-Montana Above: Markus Keller and Andre Hoeflich. Pic: Theo Acworth.   After four days of shredding, Audi Nines 2021 is a wrap. This year’s course pushed the boundaries once again, being described by event founder Nico Zacek, creating “a bridge between action sports and design” and encouraging the riders to showcase […]

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COVI QUOI? | A Lockdown Snowboard Movie

One Lockdown, One Resort, One Movie. Like many people around the world, the residents of French resort Les Deux Alpes were plunged into uncertainty and lockdown after being hit with COVID-19 last spring. Instead of baking banana bread or running 5k’s, a group of local riders decided to film a movie showing off their hometown. […]

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Welcome To The Golden Age

Forget the 90s – there has never been a better time to snowboard than right now. Here’s why. Above: Jimmy Goodman. Photo: Andrew Miller. This feature was first published in print as part of The Whitelines Annual 2019/20. Words: David Blackwell As you sit here, holding in your hands a beautifully curated, considerately crafted physical […]

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New World Record | Valentino Guseli Sets Superpipe Standard

Valentino smashes Shaun White’s previous record in Laax Earlier this season Aussie halfpipe phenom Valentino Guseli turned a lot of heads at the Laax Open, he had the top qualifying run in the semi-finals, beating out both Scotty James and Yuto Totsuka with a crazy score of 95.0. The day before his 16th birthday, Valentino […]

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One Day Pass | Victor Daviet in Nax

Salomon Snowboards Presents Episode 5 of their One Day Pass Series More often than not, when we see one of our favourite riders has dropped a new edit, we’ll find them tearing up the backcountry, or throwing hammers in the streets but Salomon Snowboards latest series ‘One Day Pass’ has been paying homage to the […]

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All You Need To Know | Natural Selection Tour Stop 3

Alaska awaits for the world’s best riders to battle it out in the Natural Selection Tour finals (Above: Photo courtesy of The Natural Selection Tour / Red Bull Media Pool) The stage is set for a dramatic climax to the inaugural Natural Selection Tour, with the top riders from the previous two stages heading to […]

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One Day Pass – Victor Daviet in Nax, Switzerland

You might be inclined to add Mont-Noble in Nax, Switzerland to your bucket list after seeing this episode of Salomon Snowboards’ “One Day Pass” web series. It looks like side-hit paradise. With soft snow and blue skies setting the stage, Victor Daviet matched Mont-Noble’s playful terrain with a playful approach to come up with some […]

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Big Band Extended Play: K2 in Japan, as Seen in Issue 18.1

As seen in Issue 18.1, we traveled to Japan with K2 Snowboarding to visit Stealth Backcountry in Central Hokkaido. The resulting footage appeared in their film “Big Band,” and here’s their extended play from our time on Hokkaido, featuring Tim and Hannah Eddy, Daisuke Watanabe, and more.

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The Lodge Boys

Great friends, upbeat vibes and consistently solid snowboarding. It’s hard not to love The Lodge Boys. This close-knit crew came together at Mt. Baker, WA and it shows in their slaying of backcountry terrain. They revel in shenanigans as much as they do powder, which makes for a fun watch on all fronts. Featuring: Harry […]

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Freeride World Tour 2021 | Recap

Watch all the highlights from this year’s Freeride World Tour Above: Victor de le Rue. Pic: @freerideworldtour/©JBERNARD   In 2020, the Freeride World Tour’s grand finale, Xtreme Verbier, was set to celebrate its 25th anniversary. However, like almost everything last March, the event was cancelled, adding to the anticipation and hype of this year’s showdown. […]

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Burton Announce New Binding System

Introducing the Strap On, Burton’s latest push in binding innovation Burton have been leading from the front with innovation since the 70’s. They’ve had raging success with everything from space-age new materials to nostalgia fuelled, reimagined classics. Today, rumours of their next breakthrough in binding technology for the 21/22 season have surfaced for the first […]

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Yoga For Snowboarders | Why your snowboarding will benefit from yoga

Emily Ruth takes us through her yoga practices tailored for snowboarders For years, many snowboarders have been keen practitioners of yoga. Snowboarding is a very dynamic sport and can be quite strenuous on your body (even if, at times, we choose to not admit it and ride through the pain), so having a way to […]

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Victor Daviet and Enzo Nilo – Apollo 21 // A Snowboard Mission on the Moon

Well, you definitely don’t see a snowboard video like this everyday. Victor Daviet teamed up with fellow rider Enzo Nilo, photographer Germain Felix Favre and filmmaker Tom Granier to create this lunar edit entitled “Apollo 21 // A Snowboard Mission on the Moon” for Victor’s new “DVD Videos” web series. A lot of planning went […]

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Boardslide Worldwide – Miracle March at Mt. Baker, WA

The powder has been plentiful at Mt. Baker, WA this season. March has been especially epic, as seen in the latest edit from Boardslide Worldwide. A word from Boardslide Worldwide about the video:  As snowboarders we often refer to March as Miracle March due to its plentiful amounts of powder. The sun starts to show […]

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Salomon Snowboards Presents | Sven Thorgren

Sven Thorgren joins the Salomon Snow team Above: Sven Thorgren. Pic: Alex Roberts.   Sven Thorgren becomes the latest addition to the Salomon Snowboards Snow team. Over the years, the Swedish wonderchild has garnered himself quite the reputation within the competitive snowboard scene but lately, he’s been focusing more on filming and absolutely killing it. […]

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Carving Out A Niche | Korua Shapes

Korua’s co-founder Nicholas Wolken talks snowboard design, deadly prototypes and staying stoked on the creative process There’s a phrase that’s frequently cited as ‘the most beautiful in the English language’: Cellar door. No, that’s not a typo. Cellar door. In a literal sense, there’s nothing special about it. It works purely in phonetic terms rather […]

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Apollo 21 | Victor Daviet DVD Videos Vol. 2

Victor heads to Tignes to ride in glow of the full moon Victor Daviet’s second instalment of the cleverly named DVD Videos (Daviet Victor Digital Videos) series has just dropped and, like the previous episode,  it’s an equally ambitious video project that yields beautiful results. Edited and shot by Tom Granier, APOLLO 21 sees Daviet […]

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It’s A Wrap | Freeride World Tour 2021

The final results from this year’s FWT Above: Victor de le Rue and Marion Haerty. Pic: @freerideworldtour/©DDAHER.   Today, 23rd of March, the kings and queens of freeriding were crowned as the 2021 Freeride World Tour came to an end. Top athletes went head-to-head in Verbier, Switzerland, to compete for the FWT titles, with Marion […]

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Boardslide Worldwide – Rishiri Raw

In February 2020 Austen Sweetin, Griffin Siebert, Jesse Grandkoski, Taylor Carlton, Sean Lucey and Jason Robinson flew to Japan with the hopes of summiting Mount Rishiri. With splitboards, splitboard crampons (what are those?) and triple ice axes they went to the top, and it was insane. Be sure to check the Rishiri Island feature in […]

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