In 2002, Danny Kass was part of the snowboarding team that helped the US sweep its first Olympic podium in 56 years. In 2006 he returned to the Games and took home his second silver medal. On top of his accomplishments in the halfpipe he was pushing physical boundaries in his video parts for Grenade […]
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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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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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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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. […]
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 […]
Exactly what it says on the tin. We’ve seen a lot of weird things in our time, but this has got to be one of the most jarring. Like a dog standing on its hind legs, or Terje sitting down for a candlelit dinner with FIS President, Gian-Franco Kasper, this isn’t something we expected to […]
All-terrain tank Sven Thorgren was just announced as the newest member of the Salomon Snowboards team. Sven is a Swiss phenom, the first to ever land a triple on a hip and no stranger to the streets or contest circuit. It’ll be exciting to see what he does next with Salomon.
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
There are only a handful of riders who deserve having you watch 40 minutes of their raw clips. As one of the best to ever do it, Halldor Helgason is certainly among them. Without further adieu, here’s Halldor’s raw footage from the making of Scandalnavians 2.
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There’s a whole lot of hammers dropped in “The Next Chapter,” a street edit from Sessions featuring their team riders Jesse Paul and Keegan Hosfreros. Keep an eye out and you may recognize a spot and trick from the Stephan Jende gallerie in Issue 18.2.
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Big hams and groady slams with Halldor The Lobster crew are coming through with some tantilising Tuesday treats! For your viewing pleasure they’ve just dropped Halldor’s raw footage from last season, all the hams and slams while he was filming for the banger flick Scandalnavians 2. Crack open a cold one, and get ready for […]
Guess who’s back, back again… Hold onto your knickers, and get ready for take-off, because the Audi Nines are officially back! Mark it in your diaries folks, 7th-10th April 2021, it’s all systems go in Crans-Montana. Crossing the border into Switzerland for the 2021 iteration, we’re pumped to see the course preview and what crazy […]
A five part documentary series about the merchants of change in surf, skate, and snow. Robin Van Gyn’s been having one hell of a week. First she triumphed in Baldface, topping the podium in the second stop of the Natural Selection Tour, punching her ticket to the superfinals in Alaska, and now she’s just dropped […]
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Six heavy hitters are coming out swinging Hold onto your horses, Real Snow is officially back! With six new heavy hitters in the running, it’s set to be one helluva show. A mix of seasoned vets and young up and comers are battling it out to be crowned Real Snow Champion 2021. Watch all six […]
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Watch the live stream from the final stop of 2021 Freeride World Tour, Tuesday 23rd of March 8:30 AM CET / 7:30 AM GMT Above Pic: @freerideworldtour/©DDAHER. The Grande Finale of 2021 Freeride World Tour is confirmed for Tuesday 23rd of March at 8:30AM CET / 7:30AM GMT. Marion Haerty already secured her fourth […]
10 of the heaviest riders north of the border battle it out on Baldface’s Valhalla Earlier this month 10 of the best backcountry freestyle riders Canada has to offer got together in British Columbia to spend the week ripping up Baldface’s newly acquired Valhalla. Stop 2 of the Natural Selection Tour follows a different format […]
Sacrilege, or truth-bombs? Right, I’ll say it. I think black runs are actually pretty shit and I don’t like them. When I go snowboarding, I want to have fun; mobbing around with my pals, boosting sidehits, razzing through the park, I don’t want to cautiously slide my way down a piste steeper than Germany’s tax […]
UK’s Cody Bramwell’s winning run at the Freeride World Tour earlier this year Above Cody Bramwell. Photo: @freerideworldtour/©JBERNARD As the final stop of this year’s Freeride World Tour is just around the corner, we wanted to highlight the success of Britain’s own Cody Bramwell. Throwing down a massive backflip followed by a clean run, […]
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Tony Chiuchiolo has seen the snowboard industry from almost every perspective. His many titles over the years include sponsored rider, brand developer, marketer, merchandise manager, event coordinator and now, his current post as Terrain Park Manager at Sugarbush Resort, VT. He started riding at Mad River Glen when he was six years old, back before they banned snowboarding. In 1990 he got a job instructing at Sugarbush and hasn’t left Vermont since.
Click on for an interview with an East Coast Terrain Park manager on roots, opportunity and potential on the East Coast.
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